*UPDATES* Coronavirus, your hospital and our Union…

  • PLEASE SIGN THE “PROTECT ALL WORKERS PETITION” here
  • Click here for information on the action SEIU Local 121RN is taking
  • Click here for SEIU California’s resource page
  • Click here for SEIU’s Fact Sheet
  • Click here for an FAQ from CDC, here for a “How-To” on caring for 2019-nCoV patients and here for a hospital preparedness checklist.
  • Click here for WHO’s page on the illness and here for its guidance on PPE.
  • Click here for CMS’ memo on Infection Control and Prevention.
  • Click here for more resources.

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Together, we have taken steps to ensure safety in our hospitals. Several 121RN members have raised concerns that their worksites are not following safety protocols.

As you recall, we fought for an won the Cal/OSHA standard for protection against aerosol transmissible diseases in 2009. Learn more about this ATD Standard here.

We sent a request for information to ALL your employers, demanding a response no later than February 20, 2020.

(READ THE REQUEST FOR INFORMATION LETTER HERE and READ AN UPDATE FROM SEIU 121RN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ROSANNA MENDEZ HERE)

Here are your hospitals’
responses to our info requests:

NOTE:Please know that we are following up with all hospitals that have not responded.

If you have concerns about your hospital’s response to this health concern, please immediately contact your Steward or your Union Rep/Organizer.

Barlow Respiratory Hospital
Encino Hospital Medical Center
Garfield Medical Center
Glendora Community Hospital NO RESPONSE YET
Greater El Monte Community Hospital
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center NO RESPONSE YET
John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Kaiser Moreno Valley Community Hospital
Kindred Hospitals
Los Robles Regional Medical Center
Monterey Park Hospital
Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Pacifica Hospital of the Valley
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center
Providence Tarzana Medical Center
Riverside Community Hospital
Sierra Vista Behavioral Health Center
Southern California Hospitals at Hollywood and Van Nuys
St. John’s Regional & St. John’s Pleasant Valley
West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

 

Also, here’s a helpful video with more details about the virus and how it spreads:

…and another video from the World Health Organization:

…and here are some good reminders from our Union sisters over at SEIU-UHW:

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