Blog Posts By:

Allison Cairo,
Vice President and National Field Director

Public health officials, mayors and governors are urging people who take part in mass demonstrations to get tested for COVID-19. Protesters, along with most Americans, need expanded access to testing, but the nation’s testing capacity is insufficient and ill-distributed, highlighting the need for national leadership and coordination.

We have the tools to prevent a second outbreak. Will we use them?

U.S. PIRG, Get Us PPE and Doctors for America co-hosted a panel on which leading physicians and U.S. Representative Andy Kim (N.J.) from the House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis discussed how we can keep health care workers safe so that they, in turn, can treat the general public.

U.S. PIRG's social media day of action calls for a coordinated national response to get #moretestsnow