Friday, April 3, 2020

UC-San Francisco Equipment Shortage Protested

From the San Francisco Chronicle:

Nurses on the front lines of the Bay Area’s coronavirus response on Thursday called on the state to provide more personal protective equipment, warning that a shortage of masks and gowns could have devastating consequences for medical personnel and their patients.

The registered nurses from UCSF and Seton Medical Center in Daly City — members of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United — protested outside their hospitals to highlight a shortage of N95 respirators and other protective gear critical for health care workers treating patients infected with the virus.

Both hospitals received additional medical supplies Thursday [that were] expected to last several weeks...

Full story at

Here are the governor's recent news conferences which deal in part with available equipment:

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April 1:

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March 31:

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