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COVID-19 Patients from Stateville Prison at AMITA St. Joseph’s Hospital Will Worsen PPE Shortage
The Illinois Nurses Association today cautioned state government and health care system officials that an outbreak of COVID-19 cases at Stateville Correctional Center in Joliet is likely to put additional...
Apr 1, 2020
UIC Hospital Implements Universal Masking for Healthcare Workers
In response to pressure from INA nurses, who vehemently pursued policy change after 12 nurses became infected with COVID-19, Management for the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Systems has...
Mar 30, 2020
Twelve University of Illinois Hospital RNs Test Positive for COVID-19
Update April 1, 2020: Since this post's public date, a total of 18 nurses have tested positive. The INA today learned and announced in a press release that twelve nurses...
Mar 27, 2020
Childcare Provisions Put into Place for Essential Workers
One of INA's initiatives has been to secure childcare for nurses during this time of crisis, and we are happy to report that emergency childcare provisions have been put into...
Mar 25, 2020
INA Seeks Child Care Options, Access to Personal Protective Equipment
Shared from Health News Illinois March 18, 2020 One of the major unions representing Illinois nurses is calling for policymakers and healthcare groups to do more to aid those “on...
Mar 18, 2020
INA Calls Upon Public Officials to Provide Childcare for Nurses During Public Health Crisis
Press statement issued March 16, 2020 The Illinois Nurses Association calls on public officials at the state, local and federal level to provide childcare to Illinois nurses on the frontline...
Mar 16, 2020