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Suzanne Vogel, RN and ONA member, has tragically lost her home to fire. During these uncertain times, in the world and all the stress that goes along with being a frontline healthcare provider during the COVID-19 pandemic, Suzanne is now enduring the loss of her house and the strain of… Read more
“Time and time again we have heard Governor DeWine wisely state the need to bring in the experts, and listen to these experts, with every facet of this pandemic. That includes the re-opening workgroups and economic advisory committees, as well as the healthcare experts using data-driven approaches with the director… Read more
By Anne Mueller We all remember when Steward Healthcare, the For-Profit Health care system out of Dallas, Texas betrayed the citizens of Youngstown and the entire region when they closed Northside Medical Center after just 17 months of operations. The closure meant that vital medical services were vanished, and 188… Read more
Nurses, Abandoned by Federal Government and Watching Colleagues Die, Forced to Buy Their Own Masks, Rely on Union Support, Donations. For Immediate Release May 7, 2020 Contact: Oriana Korin 202-374-6103 firstname.lastname@example.org www.aft.org WASHINGTON—The American Federation of Teachers—which represents nearly 200,000 nurses, respiratory specialists, health techs, physicians and other professionals in… Read more