Small Berkeley Business Retools Operations To Build PPE Face Shields For HospitalsA family-run company in Berkeley has changed their daily operations to help Bay Area hospitals by creating protective face shields for healthcare workers on the frontlines of the fight against coronavirus.
Desperate For Protective Equipment, Seton Medical Center Nurses Plan Thursday ProtestNurses at Seton Medical Center in Daly City are planning a protest at noon Thursday because they say they are critically low on personal protective equipment (PPE).
San Francisco Residents 'Get Loud For Heroes' Of Coronavirus PandemicA cacophonous wave swept through a San Francisco apartment complex Monday night as neighbors turned out to yell, bang pots and pans, and express their support for the frontline workers confronting the coronavirus crisis.
CPMC Nurse Gives Firsthand Account Of Hospital's Battle Against The CoronvirusWith countless Bay Area healthcare workers on the front lines battling the coronavirus outbreak, a California Pacific Medical Center senior nurse executive has shared his experience and his concerns about the pandemic.
Coronavirus Healthcare: San Francisco Hires 82 Nurses, Procures 1 Million N-95 MasksSan Francisco has hired 82 qualified nurses and will receive one million N95 personal protective masks from the state of California in an effort to strengthen the city's medical response against the coronavirus pandemic.
San Francisco To Expedite Hiring Of 100 Nurses To Help Coronavirus ResponseIn response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Tuesday issued a declaration to expedite the hiring of more healthcare workers.
UC Davis Coronavirus Case Forces 124 Health Care Workers To Self QuarantinePossible exposure to a patient before her coronavirus was diagnosed at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento has forced the self quarantine of 124 health care workers including 36 nurses, an umbrella group of nurses unions nationwide announced Friday.
Santa Clara County Nurses Vote To Authorize Strike Over Wages, Working ConditionsThe nurses union in Santa Clara County voted to authorize a strike over working conditions and low wages amid the high cost of living in the Bay Area.
University Of California Nurses, Service Workers Strike For 3rd DayThousands of University of California nurses, radiologists, custodians and other service workers are picketing for the third day in a strike.
Nurses To Picket Alongside Striking University Of California WorkersRegistered nurses at the University of California’s five major medical centers and 10 student health centers will picket alongside other UC employees.
Nurses For Bernie Blame Associated Press For California LossDespite a record surge in registration, turnout in the California primary was much lower than forecast, and Bernie Sanders didn’t do nearly as well as expected, and Bay Area nurses who helped fuel Sanders’ rise blame the Associated Press.