Some healthcare workers in Palm Beach County are demanding better protection against COVID-19 while on the job.
Palm Beach County Commissioner Mack Bernard was among those gathered outside of Palm West Hospital Friday.
The group delivered a letter to management outlining their requests.
The action is part of a national effort by caregivers employed by HCA Healthcare, a Palms West parent company.
Among workers' list of demands are proper PPE, safe staffing levels, and pandemic pay if they get sick on the job.
"All they want is to have what they need to take care of themselves so that they don't get sick. We have family members that are sick, is it because of the fact that their wife, husband work at the hospital? It's a possibility."
HCA Healthcare sent WFLX the following statement: