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NY: Uniondale Nursing Home Has 21 COVID-19 Cases

John Asbury and Robert Brodsky - Mar 27, 2020

A cluster of COVID-19 cases at the A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale has grown from 18 to 21 as nursing homes across Long Island brace for an increase in coronavirus cases and work to equip their facilities with ventilators, officials said Friday. Nassau Democratic Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams, whose district includes Uniondale, said all patients at A. Holly...

MO: Coronavirus Hits Nursing Home Run by Company Linked to Deaths in Kansas, Washington

Laura Bauer - Mar 27, 2020

Another nursing home in Missouri is dealing with a coronavirus outbreak after four residents and two workers tested positive. The residents from Life Care Center of St. Louis are hospitalized and the workers are recovering at home, the director of the facility said in an email statement sent to The Star. This is the third outbreak for Life Care Centers of America , which also...

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....
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