(Providence, RI) -- Rhode Island Hospital President Dr. Margaret Van Bree says patients are no longer being diverted as a nurses' strike stretches into a third day. The hospital had been diverting certain emergencies to other hospitals in the state while replacement nurses were installed. The Providence Journal reported other hospitals did see an uptick in patients on Tuesday. Striking nurses and other employees at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital are expected to continue picketing until Friday.
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