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Call on Your Legislators to Deliver on PPE for Healthcare Workers!

Tell our members of Congress and the Trump administration to step up and ensure all healthcare workers have access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to stay safe.

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Labor/Management Checklist for COVID-19 Surge

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To help protect healthcare workers and our patients during the surge, SEIU-UHW members have put together a checklist you can use with both facility management and coworkers to make sure everyone is safe. (New list posted on March 30.)


Help for Healthcare Workers and Our Families

Childcare Resources — To be able to help our patients, healthcare workers need to know that our children are being cared for. Click here to see resources by city and county.

Financial Support — There is financial support available to workers, including healthcare workers, during this COVID-19 crisis. Click here to learn more.

Relief for Renters and Homeowners — Relief options are available for both renters and homeowners during the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to learn more.


Critical Information

PPE and Staying Safe on the Job — Answers to critical questions about PPE during this crisis. FAQ: PPE and Staying Safe on the Job

CDC Guide for Putting on PPE — Instructions on sequence for putting on PPE. Click here to view the guide.

Antimicrobial Products List — The EPA’s list of registered products for use against novel coronavirus. Get the list here.


Workers needed to staff emergency hospitals

We are working with the State of California to open previously closed hospitals to meet the need to care for tens of thousands of patients in the next few months. But the state can’t open these hospitals without dedicated healthcare workers to staff it. Click here if you are interested in a job at an emergency center.