Press Release Archives

2020 Releases

September
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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