The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on California’s Registered Nurse Workforce: Preliminary Data


Joanne Spetz, Lela Chu, and Lisel Blash

Aug 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous concerns about the nursing workforce have been reported. This study used data from two surveys conducted in California to assess the current and future supply and demand of RNs and to learn how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting this essential workforce.