Security Officers at Mercy Hospital Downtown Bakersfield are the frontline protectors of patients and healthcare workers in our community.

Yet Security Officers report that Dignity Health has directed them to share face coverings with each other during the pandemic, putting patients and workers at risk of COVID-19 infection.

Complaints of safety violations at Mercy Hospital Downtown Bakersfield have been filed with The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) — including routine failures to screen people entering the hospital, failure to enforce social distancing rules, and failure to train security officers on COVID-19 protocols.

Have YOU experienced safety violations at Mercy Hospital or other Dignity Health facilities?

Report these violations by emailing MercyHospital@seiu-uhw.org