Expired Respirators. Reused Masks. Nurses in the Nation’s Original Covid-19 Epicenter Offer Sobering Accounts of What Could Come.


The accounts these nurses provided are drawn from nine complaints filed by the Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion with the state Depart­ment of Labor & Indus­tries since March 11. They paint a picture of how the first state hit by COVID-19 continues to struggle to provide adequate safety measures for medical workers.


PROPUBLICA: Expired Respirators. Reused Masks. Nurses in the Nation’s Original Covid-19 Epicenter Offer Sobering Accounts of What Could Come. (3/28/20)