This curated news feed of stories related to nursing home and long-term care around the country includes articles and reports from media outlets and press releases from Families for Better Care.
MD: 2 Coronavirus Cases Found at Mount Airy Nursing Home
Mary Grace Keller (PHOTO CREDIT: Google) - Mar 27, 2020
Two residents of a Mount Airy nursing home have tested positive for the novel coronavirus and more than 60 other residents are awaiting test results, according to a county health department news release. The residents with COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, are women in their 50s at Pleasant View Nursing Home , in Carroll County, the Friday night release reads. They have been...
NE: More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed
Erin Duffy - Mar 27, 2020
The latest coronavirus cases announced Friday involve a Papillion nursing home resident and a Dodge County man in his 30s, both of whom are hospitalized. Others who recently tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, are a Bellevue parks employee, three Sarpy County residents, three Douglas County residents and a Lancaster County man in his 30s. In a...
OH: Nursing Home Residents Quarantined After Employee Tested Positive for Coronavirus
Chris White - Mar 27, 2020
Nineteen residents living at a Central Ohio nursing home have been quarantined after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. The employee was working at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber at 717 Neil Ave near downtown Columbus. A spokesperson with Columbus Public Health confirmed 19 residents who may have had contact with the employee have been placed into quarantine....
MS: Several Coronavirus Cases Inside Tunica County Nursing Home
Lici Beveridge and Luke Ramseth - Mar 27, 2020
At least three people at a Tunica County nursing home have tested positive for the coronavirus, and one of them has died, according to Tunica Mayor Chuck Cariker. State health officials and the county's COVID-19 Task Force earlier this week said a woman between 75 and 80 had died at a long-term care facility on March 21. The woman's body was sent to a funeral home and a later test...
MI: Employee at Flint Nursing Home Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Zahra Ahmad (PHOTO CREDIT: Sarahbeth Maney) - Mar 27, 2020
An employee at a nursing home in Flint has tested positive for COVID-19. The person worked at Kith Haven Skilled Nursing Center and is being treated at a nearby hospital, according to a statement from Dana Alexander, the nursing home’s administrator. The nursing home was notified of the employee testing positive for COVID-19 on March 25. “We are working with the...