6/26/20 Newsletter: Hospitals Announce End to Paid COVID-19 Leave

CRONA Newsletter June 26, 2020   Hospitals Take Away Paid Administrative Leave for Nurses Told to Self-Quarantine CRONA learned yesterday that the hospitals have unilaterally decided that, as of today (June 26), Nurses who are required to self-quarantine by occupational health due to a potential COVID-19 exposure will no longer be provided paid administrative leave. […]

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6/19/20 Newsletter: Webinar Q&A, and more

CRONA Newsletter June 19, 2020   Dear CRONA Nurses, Today we commemorate Juneteenth, a day that marks the end of slavery in America, when slaves in Galveston, Texas finally received word that they were free. We know that the legacy of slavery did not end there; it has persisted through generations and impacts all of […]

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CRONA Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Dear CRONA Nurses,      CRONA stands in solidarity with those across the country demanding justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the many other Black individuals whose lives have been senselessly stolen. We recognize that their horrific murders are a symptom of longstanding, systemic racism, and that accountability and change are deeply necessary.     We are […]

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CRONA Newsletter: Crisis Care Ending, 1% Retention, Certification Pay Deadline

CRONA Newsletter May 29, 2020  Dear CRONA Nurses, Countywide, COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations are down, we have resumed elective procedures and routine care, and some restrictions are easing. Everything we have done together has helped get us to this point. But we are not out of the woods yet and it is no time to […]

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CRONA Newsletter 5.21.2020: Certification Pay, Reprocessed N95, TWA

CRONA Newsletter May 21, 2020 Dear CRONA Nurses, As we get closer to loosening restrictions on shelter in place orders, we still have concerns for our patients, our families, and ourselves. Your CRONA leadership team continues to meet with hospital leadership regularly to advocate for CRONA Nurses and for safe patient care. Thank you to […]

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CRONA Webinar Q & A from May 7, 2020

 CRONA Webinar Q&A, May 7, 2020   Thank you to the many CRONA Nurses who attended our May webinar. For those who were unable to attend, here are the questions that were asked during the webinar. If you asked a question that was specific to your personal situation and need more information, please email us […]

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CRONA Newsletter 5/2/2020: Nurses Week, TWA, Free Legal Help, and More

CRONA Newsletter May 2, 2020 Dear CRONA Nurses, As we get ready to celebrate Nurse Week 2020 in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, let us remember that this year is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing; it is also the World Health Organization Year of the […]

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COVID-19 Updates and Pay Updates 3/29/2020

March 29, 2020 Dear CRONA Nurses, This newsletter is divided into two sections: COVID-19 updates and related issues, and regular news and updates including $$ news and deadlines. Both sections contain important information so please read the entire newsletter. In Unity, Colleen Borges, President CRONA   COVID-19 Updates   Advocating for Nurses – What CRONA […]

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CRONA Newsletter: COVID-19 Update March 20, 2020

 March 20, 2020   Dear CRONA Nurses, Conditions are changing on a daily basis in patient care, state and public heath agencies, and the CDC. We are all going to do our very best for our patients, for each other, ourselves, and our families. We still have a contract, and CRONA is still to represent […]

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CRONA Newsletter: COVID-19 Update March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020 Dear CRONA Nurses,  We face a health crisis unlike anything most of us have ever seen. Your CRONA leadership is working constantly to advocate for all CRONA Nurses. Throughout the week we met multiple times with the administration of both hospitals to address your concerns about staff safety, patient care, crisis management, and pay […]

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