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Tell Congress to increase personal protective equipment (PPE) distribution now

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NRSKarenRN has 40 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion.

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ANA legislative Action Center highlights key federal advocacy priorities that impact nurses and the nursing profession.

Tell Congress to increase personal protective equipment (PPE) distribution now

Action Alert: Our nurses have been experiencing severe shortages in personal protective equipment (PPE) as they work on the frontlines to provide vital care to COVID-19 patients. Tell your member of Congress to do everything to protect our nurses!

https://www.nursingworld.org/practice-policy/work-environment/health-safety/disaster-preparedness/coronavirus/

Clicking this link will open prepared + editable letter to easily contact your legislator:

https://p2a.co/7Xuw9of

I added that nurse should not have to wear trashbags as protective cover which DOES NOT entirely cover their clothes as PPE. Karen

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https://nypost.com/2020/03/25/worker-at-nyc-hospital-where-nurses-wear-trash-bags-as-protection-dies-from-coronavirus/

See doctors react to photo of nurses wearing trash bags: https://www.cnn.com/videos/health/2020/03/26/new-york-city-nurses-wear-garbage-bags-camerota-intv-newday-vpx.cnn

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NRSKarenRN has 40 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion.

5 Followers; 10 Articles; 14,929 Posts; 165,594 Profile Views

National League for Nurses has legislative PPE campaign

Urge Congress to Protect Nurses and Health Professionals From COVID-19

Click the link below to log in and send your message:
https://www.votervoice.net/BroadcastLinks/395Lv3Bi4WBtxjxeB4xZTQ

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