Press Release Archives

2020 Releases

December
22 Statement from the New York State Nurses Association re: COVID Vaccination Program
18 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19**: HealthAlliance Healthcare Workers, Community and Elected Leaders host Holiday Caravan
15 Unions representing 362,000 essential workers will endorse together for a Pro-Worker NYC Council Majority
10 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY, DECEMBER 10**: Nurses at St. Elizabeth Medical Center Speak Out for Safe Patient Care, More Nurses, Better COVID preparation
8 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR DEC 8**: Locked out New Rochelle Nurses demand to return to hospital and COVID testing tent
7 Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigates Albany Medical Center
6 LOCKED OUT NEW ROCHELLE NURSES DEMAND TO RETURN TO HOSPITAL AND CARE FOR PATIENTS
4 Statement by NYSNA Executive Director Pat Kane, RN
4 Nurse Lock Out at New Rochelle stretches into second day
4 New York State Nurses Association raises serious concerns about recent comments made by hospital executives regarding Personal Protective Equipment
3 New Rochelle Nurses Locked Out!
3 **Media Advisory for Tomorrow, Thursday, December 3**: Nurses Walk Back to Work at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
2 **MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY, DECEMBER 2**: Nurses’ Strike at Montefiore New Rochelle enters Day Two
November
30 Albany Medical Center Nurses walk the picket line in one-day ULP strike
30 NEW ROCHELLE NURSES MOVE FORWARD WITH DECEMBER 1-2 ULP STRIKE
30 Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital chooses to shutter essential services at Community Hospital and sacrifice patient care as the COVID-19 numbers continue to rise
28 Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital failing to provide adequate PPE, ventilation, testing, safety protocols to slow Coronavirus spread in Hospital
27 ELECTED OFFICIALS AND LABOR LEADERS JOIN NYSNA MEMBERS TO DEMAND THAT ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER FOLLOW FEDERAL GUIDELINES AND STOP FORCING NURSES TO RE-USE DIRTY PPE
25 **Media Advisory for Today** Labor Leaders and Elected Officials join NYSNA Nurses to tell Albany Medical Center ‘Enough is Enough’: Put Patient Care and Community Safety first
25 NEW ROCHELLE NURSES BRACE FOR SECOND COVID SURGE WITHOUT ADEQUATE STAFFING OR CONTRACT
24 **Media Advisory for tomorrow, Wednesday, November 25** Labor Leaders and Elected Officials join NYSNA Nurses to tell Albany Medical Center ‘Enough is Enough’: Put Patient Care and Community Safety first
24 Patient care Funds held back by Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital as COVID resurgence arrives, nurses charge
24 New York State Nurses Association calls on Albany Medical Center to take immediate action to protect patients, the community and nurses during this uptick in COVID cases
20 Nurses are ready to strike on December 1 at Albany Medical Center
20 NURSES ARE READY TO STRIKE AT ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER; DEMAND PREPARATION FOR NEXT WAVE OF CORONAVIRUS
18 March to Save Lives!
18 “STRIKE!” NOTICE BY NURSES AT MONTEFIORE NEW ROCHELLE HOSPITAL; GROSSLY INADEQUATE RESOURCES TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS AND NO CONTRACT TO GUARANTEE SAFE CONDITIONS LEAD TO STRIKE VOTE
October
28 NURSES AT ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER IN YONKERS SPEAK OUT AGAINST UNDERSTAFFING AND GROWING WORKPLACE VIOLENCE
22 Strike Authorization: Members of the NYS Nurses Association at Montefiore-New Rochelle Hospital overwhelmingly vote to authorize a strike
18 Albany Med Nurses sound alarm about PPE and Protocol Problems at the Hospital
6 **Media Advisory for Tomorrow** Nurses, Elected Officials and Local Leaders demand answers from Montefiore after refusing to re-open Mother-Baby Unit at New Rochelle Hospital
September
23 Statement from the New York State Nurses Association on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death
18 COMMUNITY HEALTH AND RESOURCE FAIR COMES TO MOUNT VERNON CITY HALL PLAZA
14 **Media Advisory for Tues., Sept. 15**: Bellevue Nurses and Allies Demand Funding for Healthcare before next COVID Surge
4 Albany Med Nurses Authorize Strike
August
18 Statement by NYSNA, Largest New York Nurses Union, Regarding NYS Department of Health Nurse Staffing Study
13 Northwell LIJ Valley Stream Nurses and Supporters Rally for Safe Staffing, Respect and Healthcare Justice
8 Statement of the New York State Nurses Association on school reopening in the Fall of 2020
July
16 **Media Advisory for Thursday, July 16** - NYSNA calls for the reopening of Syosset Hospital inpatient psychiatric unit
9 STATEMENT FROM THE NEW YORK STATE NURSES ASSOCIATION ON NYS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REPORT ON NURSING HOME COVID-19 DEATHS
May
4 First Upstate COVID-19 Nurse Corps Volunteers Deploying in NYC
2 Statement: Regarding decision in the case of NYSNA v. Montefiore Medical Center
April
28 On Workers Memorial Day and in honor of nurses fallen by the Coronavirus, an Online Memorial Service hosted by the NYS Nurses Association to be held this evening
20 NYS Nurses Association files three lawsuits to protect Nurses Health and Safety
16 **Media Advisory for April 17** - Healthcare Workers at Jacobi Medical Center Rally against NYC H + H new policy of taking away sick pay from frontline warriors of COVID-19
13 Statement from the New York State Nurses Association regarding PPE protocols
10 **Media Advisory for April 11** - Albany Medical Center Nurses speak out: We Need More Personal Protective Equipment to protect Nurses and Patients from COVID-19
10 **Media Advisory for April 10** - Wyckoff Heights Medical Center demands more nurses, more tests to battle COVID-19 Crisis
8 **Media Advisory for April 9** - Nurses at Westchester Medical Center demand more protective equipment to treat COVID-19 patients
7 Governor Cuomo issues Executive Order to address critical shortages in fight against COVID-19; Nurses hail action
March
17 **Media Advisory for March 18** - Capital Region Healthcare Crisis: How Can the Community and Healthcare Workers be Prepared?
10 Nurses Issue Call for Help in the Public Health Battle Against Coronavirus
6 NYS Nurses Association urges the Federal and State government to issue emergency temporary standards to control Coronavirus
February
28 Ellis Nurses Speak Out Against Workplace Violence
January
28 Statement from the NYS Nurses Association regarding recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

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