Statement From NYSNA Regarding NY DOH Nurse Staffing Study

The New York State Nurses Association, representing over 42,000 nurses in New York State, responded to the highly-anticipated study on nurse staffing enhancements just released by the New York State Department of Health. Continue Reading →

Statement From The New York State Nurses Association On NYSDOH Report On Nursing Home COVID-19 Deaths

On July 6, 2020, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) released a report entitled Factors Associated with Nursing Home Infections and Fatalities in New York State During the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: NYS Nurses Association Files Three Lawsuits To Protect Nurses Health And Safety

On April 20, the New York State Nurses Association (“NYSNA”) filed three lawsuits challenging the failure of the New York State Department of Health (“DOH”) and two hospitals, Continue Reading →

New Report Shows Nursing Home Residents Are Often Illegally Confined From Harlem To Hollis

A new report by Mobilization for Justice (MFJ) details the barriers that nursing home residents face when they attempt to leave the home to visit family or friends, go to religious services, shop, or simply sit outside in the fresh air. Continue Reading →

DCA Commissioner Lorelei Salas Puts Home Care Industry On Alert

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) has launched investigations into nearly 40 home healthcare agencies  from Harlem to Hollis that represent upwards of 33,000 workers. Continue Reading →