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.
New York Tells Nursing Homes They'll Need to Take Coronavirus Patients
Anna Wilde Matthews - Mar 27, 2020
New York told nursing-home operators that they will be required to accept patients infected with the new coronavirus who are discharged from hospitals but may be still convalescing, amid more cases in the state that are straining the health-care system. The decision will draw pushback from some nursing-home officials, who have warned that such moves endanger...
GA: 5 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reported at Nursing Home
- Mar 27, 2020
Archbold Medical Center is reporting that they've received notice that a nursing home in Pelham, GA has five confirmed cases of coronavirus. Officials confirmed Thursday that they were notified of five confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home . "We have been in contact with Georgia Department of Public Health, and we’re closely following their suggestions...
DE: Coronavirus Outbreak in Nursing Home
- Mar 27, 2020
The Department of Health and Social Services announced Thursday evening the second coronavirus-related death of a Delaware resident -- the first in a long-term care facility. The 86-year-old man was a resident of Little Sisters of the Poor Jeanne Jugan Residence in Newark . He had underlying medical conditions. This is the second coronavirus-related death of a Delaware resident. The first...
NJ: 2 Residents at Another N.J. Nursing Home Die After Contracting Coronavirus
Rebecca Panico - Mar 26, 2020
Two patients at a Princeton nursing home died from complications of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, adding to a growing list of long-term care facilities in New Jersey that have seen fatalities from the illness. Four other patients at Atrium Post Acute Care of Princeton tested positive for the virus as well, the facility told NJ Advance Media in a statement....
FL: Residents & Staff at Macclenny Nursing Home Tested for Virus
Corley Peel - Mar 26, 2020
The residents and staff at the Macclenny Nursing and Rehab Center are being tested for COVID-19, according to sources. It comes after three people tested positive for coronavirus at the nursing home earlier this week. Sources tell News4Jax there are more than three people at the nursing home who have tested positive. A resident, who asked to remain anonymous, said all...