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.
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...
NY: Three Dead Inside Queens nursing home
Tina Moore and Olivia Bensimon (PHOTO CREDIT: Ny Post) - Mar 27, 2020
Three elderly people have been found dead in a Queens nursing home, police and sources said Friday. EMS workers responded on three occasions to the Highland Care Center on 175th Street in Jamaica on Thursday evening — and each time found a resident unresponsive, sources said. It was not immediately clear whether the deaths were connected to COVID-19. A 61-year-old...