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.
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...
OH: Four Residents at Cedar Rapids' Nursing Home Test Positive for COVID-19
- Mar 26, 2020
Officials said Thursday that four residents at a Cedar Rapids nursing home tested positive for COVID-19. The four cases are at Heritage Specialty Care in southwest Cedar Rapids. Details on the conditions of the four residents have not been released but officials said the residents have been isolated from the other residents and will remain separated for at least 14 days. Two staff...
OK: 7 Nursing Home Patients Test Positive for Coronavirus in Norman
Bonnie Campo - Mar 26, 2020
Grace Skilled Nursing and Therapy Center in Norman confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19. Seven new patients tested positive for the virus. This comes after two other residents from the facility passed away at the hospital earlier this week. Those representing the nursing home said tests will be made available to those who need them at the facility. Currently, the seven...
OR: Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus at Alzheimer’s Home
Fedor Zarkhin - Mar 26, 2020
An employee at a senior care home for people with dementia has tested positive for the new coronavirus, managers said Thursday, raising the number of elder care homes in Oregon with infected employees or residents to four. The person works at Maryville Memory Care in Beaverton and does not provide direct care to residents, said Stacy Kean, a spokeswoman for Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon...