A hospital in Minnesota closed its emergency room and urgent care after nurses went on strike Sunday morning, according to NewsNation Now.
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“At a time when hospitals are under significant pressure throughout the state and country due to sustained high volumes from COVID-19 and other acute illness, a work stoppage benefits no one,” Allina Health said in a statement, according to NewsNation Now.
Allina Health has reportedly tried to negotiate with the Minnesota Nurses Association seven times since May 2021. (RELATED: Study: Nurses, People Of Color And NY/NJ Healthcare Workers Disproportionately Died From COVID-19)
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