Coronavirus updates: County variance criteria expanded; lawsuits filed against gyms

Published by TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE on 5/20/20 (Source)

Sally Watkins, executive director of the Washington State Nurses Association, said the group remains concerned about the limited availability, cleaning procedures and reuse of surgical masks, N95 respirators, and face shields.

“We’ve had nurses laid off or furloughed and are eager to see them to be able to return to work, but we want them to do so safely with the right amount of [personal protective equipment] and other supplies,” she said.

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