Even before the coronavirus, states and communities across the country were desperately low on nurses. Now, as hospitals struggle to staff historic numbers of critical care patients while immunizing a nation of 330 million, the issue of America’s nursing shortage has never been more pressing.

The AAIHR has collected stories from each state related to local nursing shortages and how it is impacting patient care in real-time. Support the Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act to ensure hospitals in your community has enough nurses to meet this historic moment.