Erin McIntosh

Rapid response nurse at Riverside Community Hospital and local union steward of SEIU 121

Rapid response nurse at Riverside Community Hospital and local union steward of SEIU 121

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Nurses were physically and mentally fried before COVID-19 took over, and the pandemic has only made things worse.

Staff shortage, extra shifts, burnout, resignations: The vicious cycle behind the nurse shortage

Nurses were physically and mentally fried before COVID-19 took over, and the pandemic has only made things worse.

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COVID cases have jumped in recent weeks, and if California were still using a tier-based system for lifting restrictions, the county would currently be in the most restrictive one.

PTSD and no emotional support: Teacher and nurse both worry about COVID as LAUSD reopens soon

COVID cases have jumped in recent weeks, and if California were still using a tier-based system for lifting restrictions, the county would currently be in the most restrictive one.

from Greater LA

“I’m proud that I was able to be so strong in those moments and hold their hand because inside I was dying, knowing that no matter what I did, no matter how hard we tried, these…

Sense of guilt and being haunted by patients’ cries: Riverside nurse on long fight against COVID

“I’m proud that I was able to be so strong in those moments and hold their hand because inside I was dying, knowing that no matter what I did, no matter how hard we tried, these…

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