In California, Protective Equipment Shortage Pushes Nurses to Consider Drastic Action

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Thursday, March 26, 2020

A group of bandana-clad nurses protested outside Kaiser Permanente's Oakland Medical Center on Monday night with a message: "We need PPE."
On Tuesday evening, a similar group of Kaiser nurses rallied in the rain — while maintaining recommended social distancing — in nearby Richmond.
PPE, an initialism for "personal protective equipment," has become a flashpoint for nurses in the San Francisco Bay Area who work for Kaiser Permanente hospitals, an indication that nationwide shortages of hospital supplies are causing tension between health care workers and hospital systems.
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