SANTA ROSA, CA — Registered nurses at Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital along with 14 other Sutter health facilities across Northern California will be holding informational pickets Tuesday in protest of the health network’s alleged refusal to address health and safety concerns, the California Nurses Association and the National Nurses United said in a news release Sunday.
The pickets will take place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Locations include Vallejo, Santa Rosa, Crescent City, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Castro Valley, Antioch, Auburn, Roseville, Tracy, Lakeport, Burlingame, Novato and Sacramento.
“We have been on the front lines before and during this pandemic,” said Amy Erb, a critical care RN at California Pacific Medical Center of San Francisco. “Throughout this time, we have witnessed Sutter Health become profitable while they refuse to invest in the resources, we need in order for us to provide safe and effective care to our patients and community.”
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