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Local nursing homes battle Covid-19 cases, social isolation in residents

Houston nursing homes battle a surge in Covid-19 cases, leaving older adults to deal with the virus on their own......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2020

Nursing Homes Account For 11% Of COVID-19 Cases, 43% Of Deaths In US

Nursing Homes Account For 11% Of COVID-19 Cases, 43% Of Deaths In US Tyler Durden Sun, 06/28/2020 - 20:30 43% of all COVID-19 deaths in the United States are residents or employees of nursing homes.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 28th, 2020

CMS: Covid-19 has killed at least 253 at Missouri nursing homes

Covid-19 has killed at least 253 residents at Missouri nursing homes, according to new data from the the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. In addition, 1,100 coronavirus cases have been reported in the state’s nursing homes as of May 31. In Illinoi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2020

Federal data: Arizona nursing homes hit with hundreds of Covid-19 cases

A first look inside Covid-19's impact at Arizona nursing homes shows hundreds of cases and scores of deaths among residents and staff. In Arizona, 227 residents in 69 nursing homes were diagnosed with Covid-19, with 88 deaths, according to data re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 2nd, 2020

Democratic senators highlight continuing toll of covid-19 in nursing homes

A report by Sen. Bob Casey and Sen. Ron Wyden, citing federal data, criticizes the Trump Administration for doing too little to protect nursing home residents as the disease spiked in the Sun Belt states this summer......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 22nd, 2020

COVID-19 cases rose by nearly 80% in nursing homes earlier this summer, and it shows that care facilities are still struggling to contain the virus

Jonas Güttler/picture alliance via Getty Images Coronavirus cases in nursing homes increas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 18th, 2020

Safer at home? More NC residents avoid venturing out as Covid-19 cases rise

North Carolinians many not need another stay-at-home order as a reason to avoid spending much time outside their homes. As the number of Covid-19 cases continues to steadily rise across the state, new analysis of cellphone data shows more people ar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2020

San Mateo employee sues hospice provider for sending sales reps into nursing homes amid pandemic

The lawsuit claims the nation's largest for-profit hospice provider violated shelter-in-place orders and placed its employees as well as nursing home staff and residents at risk of Covid......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2020

OP nursing home becomes site of second-most Covid-19 deaths in Johnson County

Garden Terrace at Overland Park, a nursing home at 7541 Switzer Road, has reported 58 Covid-19 cases and 11 deaths, The Kansas City Star reports. "Since adequate testing became available, we have been testing residents and associates for Covid-19," D.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2020

How a deadly virus is infecting the financial stability of Arizona nursing homes

The Valley's nursing home industry has been hit hard by Covid-19 with hundreds of cases and dozens of deaths. It still faces numerous challenges......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

Nursing homes say they ‘treat in place.’ Then came covid-19.

Nursing homes got the message that they should be reducing the number of elderly and frail residents being sent to hospital emergency rooms. But they failed to introduce adequate treatment capabilities of their own. Thousands died as a result......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 17th, 2020

CityWatch: New York state officials to contact nursing homes looking for additional COVID-19 deaths

Nursing home residents in New York City have been heavily impacted by the pandemic, suffering an outsize death toll......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2020

Two nursing homes offered to care for seniors with COVID-19

Two of the largest nursing home operators in San Antonio — Creative Solutions in Healthcare and Keystone Care LLC — have designated facilities where residents from any assisted-living center in the region who have tested positive for COVID-19 can be .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2020

Thousands of US nursing home patients have died of coronavirus — far higher than the federal government has reported

Getty Images/Andrew Burton Thousands of nursing home residents have died of COVID-19 across the US and nearly 2,500 nursing homes are facing outbre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2020

Premier Health launches surge unit at local hospital amid COVID-19 spread

One of the region's largest health networks has launched a respiratory surge unit at its hospital in Miami County — a region that saw a large uptick in COVID-19 cases last week following an outbreak at a nursing home in Troy. The unit opened this .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

Cases reported at nursing home in Beaver County

A Beaver County nursing home has at least 15 residents with COVID-19. Other residents at the Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, which used to be known as Friendship Ridge when it was owned by Beaver County, are also being tested for COVID.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2020

Coronavirus cases surge at nursing homes as workers battle ‘almost perfect killing machine’

More than 70 nursing homes and other elder c.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 21st, 2020

State directs nursing homes to restrict visitors to protect against COVID-19

State health care regulators issued new guidance on Tuesday for long-term care facilities to restrict visitors and protect elderly residents from COVID-19. The Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Human Services are using Gov. Kate Brow.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 10th, 2020

Delaware County tips into Covid-19 high alert; nursing home indoor visits to start

Delaware County's health department is hoping for a short stay in the state's "red" alert level for spread of coronavirus. Meanwhile, the state set a date for indoor visits to resume at nursing homes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2020

Local juice bar New Moon files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

It's the latest retailer to file for bankruptcy reorganization during the Covid-19 pandemic, which has decimated shops, restaurants and more as people have reduced the amount of time spent outside their homes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2020

FBI Raids Pennsylvania Nursing Home Which Saw A Whopping 447 COVID-19 Infections

FBI Raids Pennsylvania Nursing Home Which Saw A Whopping 447 COVID-19 Infections Tyler Durden Sat, 09/05/2020 - 11:20 A nursing home which has seen at least 73 residents die of COVID-19 and more than 400 resi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 5th, 2020