CUPE’s Ontario Council of Hospital Unions ZOOM media conference

Event Information

04/17/2020 @ 10:30 AM
04/17/2020
Toronto, Ontario

CUPE’s Ontario Council of Hospital Unions President Michael Hurley and CUPE Ontario secretary-treasurer Candace Rennick will hold a live ZOOM media conference tomorrow (Friday) at 10:30 a.m. Darlene (not her real name) will talk about her challenging experiences and those of her co-workers disinfecting rooms in a hospital with a COVID-19 outbreak.

As of midday Thursday, 980 health care workers had COVID-19.  That’s 84 more than the day before. A 9.4 per cent increase in a 24-hour periods.  Health care staff make up about 11 per cent of all reported COVID-19 cases in the province but make up only about 3 per cent of Ontario’s population overall.

Media are asked to please register in advance for tomorrow’s 10:30 a.m. media conference: 

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpceuqrTkvG9XuKwiVBgocNijA23_j5Ktg

After registering, media will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the media conference.

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For more information please contact:

Stella Yeadon          CUPE Communications     416-559-9300           syeadon@cupe.ca