Hospital staff say they are forced to reuse PPE

Workers at Fountain Valley have repeatedly raised alarms in recent weeks about hospital practices they fear leave them vulnerable to the coronavirus — including lack of testing, reuse of personal protective equipment and subpar infection controls.

"It's pretty crazy that major league baseball players have access to testing every other day, but nurses, certified nursing assistants, respiratory therapists — folks that are really in it caring for people that have COVID — can't get tested at all," said registered nurse Jessica Early, a patient policy advocate for the union.

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