Lorraine Pierre, RN, from Lincoln Hospital’s pediatric emergency department spoke passionately at a press conference about the impact excess trucks and pollution have on her young patients in the South Bronx.
Join NYSNA at the People's Climate March, Sunday, September 21.
Hurricane Sandy showed us a glimpse of the future, and it was scary. Four hospitals were shut down for months. Patients were stranded in their homes without electricity, running water, and medication. Traditional relief organizations were slow to respond, and caregivers like us had to help fill in the gaps. As the climate heats up, storms like Sandy are going to become more and more frequent. It's time for action.