We are essential, not expendableTwo very important days just passed as we go to print: April 28 and May 1. Their significance cannot be understated in this current climate. Honoring nurses: 58,950 recoveredThis year we commemorate National Nurses Week from May 6-12 in a solemn spirit. We remember friends and colleagues who have died on the front lines of the enduring battle against Covid-19. New Political Director Michelle Crentsil“I’ve learned about, witnessed, and experienced injustices firsthand. Whether they’ve been big or small injustices, I’ve often found the courage to speak out against what I knew was wrong. Around the State: April 2020NYSNA nurses helped save the lives of 58,950 COVID-19 patients, according to the data of May 3, 2020. How to Move New York Forward: What Frontline Nurses Need Before New York ReopensNurses have been on frontlines in this crisis. We’ve seen firsthand just how deadly COVID-19 can be.