Click here to watch the full video: COVID-19: Facebook Live Q&A with RNU President – April 15 You can also watch by question: I failed my fit-test for an N95. Are other respirators being considered? Are employers going to provide scrubs or laundry service Some provinces are offering accommodations for health care workers. Is anything being

Facebook Live Q&A on COVID-19 with RNU President

Join RNU President Debbie Forward for a Facebook Live chat on COVID-19. Wednesday, April 8 8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Debbie will share information and answer questions from RNU members. She’ll cover topics like personal protective equipment, sterilization of masks, childcare and compensation for illness. We encourage you to submit questions ahead of time by

Social Media Use & Privacy During COVID-19

We’d like to remind members using social media to please keep privacy top of mind. DO NOT share any employer or patient information. This includes internal memos. Follow the social media policies for your employer and the College of Registered Nurses Newfoundland and Labrador.

Letter to Premier, Minister & Dr. Fitzgerald: Protect Health Care Workers

The following letter was sent to Premier Ball, Minister Haggie and Dr. Fitzgerald on April 1, 2020, from RNU President Debbie Forward.  Dear Premier Ball, Minister Haggie, and Dr. Fitzgerald, In follow up to previous conversations, I’m writing today to request an urgent meeting to discuss personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Letter to Minister Haggie: NPs & Virtual Care

The following letter was sent to Minister Haggie on March 25, 2020.  Dear Minister, Last week, the province announced Newfoundlanders and Labradorians can now visit their doctor via telephone or real-time video conferencing. This was welcome news. Virtual care is an effective way to improve access to health care, while helping to prevent the spread

CFNU Research Summary on COVID-19

Click here for an overview of the scientific evidence to-date as it relates to COVID-19 as well as an update on the international guidance on infection prevention and control of COVID-19.  This research summary is provided by the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions.