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21 Pinellas Park nursing home residents taken to the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, official confirms

21 Pinellas Park nursing home residents taken to the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, official confirms

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. -- Nearly two dozen nursing home residents were taken to the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, a Pinellas county official co [...] Read full article: 21 Pinellas Park nursing home residents ...→

21 Pinellas Park nursing home residents taken to the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, official confirms

21 Pinellas Park nursing home residents taken to the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, official confirms

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. -- Nearly two dozen nursing home residents were taken to the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, a Pinellas county official co [...] Read full article: 21 Pinellas Park nursing home residents ...→

Latest nursing home stats: State now identifies only those with current outbreaks

Latest nursing home stats: State now identifies only those with current outbreaks

Illinoisans will no longer be able to sift through historical data on coronavirus outbreaks in nursing homes. Read full article: Latest nursing home stats: State now ide...→

It Would Cost $440 Million to Test Residents, Staff in Nursing Homes

It Would Cost $440 Million to Test Residents, Staff in Nursing Homes

New data shows it would cost nearly $440 million to test every nursing home resident and staff member in the United States once for COVID-19. Read full article: It Would Cost $440 Million to Test Resid...→

'They Drill All Day': Residents Say Construction Work On Lakeview Building Is Unbearable During Stay-At-Home Order

Constant construction noise, dust and debris has been making it into the units of a high rise in Lakeview. Residents who reached out to CBS 2 say it is not jus [...] Read full article: 'They Drill All Day': Residents Say Cons...→

UK lawmakers say testing lapses increased nursing home toll

An influential group of British lawmakers on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government of failing to conduct enough tests for the new coronavir [...] Read full article: UK lawmakers say testing lapses increase...→

Play at Home with the Northbrook Park District!

Play at Home with the Northbrook Park District!

Northbrook Park District is continuing to find ways to play every day with an exciting lineup of virtual activities, including new fitness classes, performing [...] Read full article: Play at Home with the Northbrook Park Di...→

Tornado reported in Texas town where businesses, nursing home damaged

Tornado reported in Texas town where businesses, nursing home damaged

A community in North Texas is picking up the pieces after an apparent tornado on Saturday leveled buildings and damaged a nursing home as severe storms in the [...] Read full article: Tornado reported in Texas town where bus...→

Elise Stefanik asks feds to investigate Cuomo's 'failed' nursing home policy

Elise Stefanik asks feds to investigate Cuomo's 'failed' nursing home policy

Rep. Elise Stefanik is demanding a federal probe into how New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is handling nursing home policies during the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Elise Stefanik asks feds to investigate ...→

Testing of All Maryland Nursing Home Residents, Staff Slow Going Despite Governor’s Mandate 2 Weeks Ago

Testing of All Maryland Nursing Home Residents, Staff Slow Going Despite Governor’s Mandate 2 Weeks Ago

With deaths mounting at the nation’s nursing homes, the White House has now strongly recommended all residents and staff be tested for COVID-19 in the next two [...] Read full article: Testing of All Maryland Nursing Home Res...→

Controversial Nursing Home Decisions in NY, NJ, and PA

Controversial Nursing Home Decisions in NY, NJ, and PA

The governors of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania are under fire for controversial nursing home policy decisions. Read full article: Controversial Nursing Home Decisions in ...→

Woman Said She Never Heard Paul House Nursing Home In Irving Park Had COVID-19 Cases, Until Her Mother Was One Of Them

Woman Said She Never Heard Paul House Nursing Home In Irving Park Had COVID-19 Cases, Until Her Mother Was One Of Them

One Chicago woman said she had no idea her mother’s facility even had any cases, until she got a call that her mom had tested positive. Then she found out that [...] Read full article: Woman Said She Never Heard Paul House Nu...→

White House Recommends Tests for All Nursing Home Residents

White House Recommends Tests for All Nursing Home Residents

The White House is recommending that all nursing home residents and staff be tested for the coronavirus in the next two weeks Read full article: White House Recommends Tests for All Nur...→

Coronavirus Toll: What Impact Did New York’s Nursing Home Mandate Have On COVID-19 Deaths?

Coronavirus Toll: What Impact Did New York’s Nursing Home Mandate Have On COVID-19 Deaths?

New York has 40% more nursing home patients than Florida, but 700% more nursing home covid deaths. Was a state mandate to blame? Read full article: Coronavirus Toll: What Impact Did New Yo...→

Nurse heads home to CA after 6 weeks volunteering at Harlem hospital

Nurse heads home to CA after 6 weeks volunteering at Harlem hospital

A nurse abandoned vacation plans and volunteered in New York at the start of the coronavirus outbreak; she's now headed home to her children in California. Read full article: Nurse heads home to CA after 6 weeks vol...→

Colorado’s governor announces free coronavirus testing, including for residents without symptoms

Colorado’s governor announces free coronavirus testing, including for residents without symptoms

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Monday the state is now offering free coronavirus testing to any residents who need it, with or without symptoms. Read full article: Colorado’s governor announces free coron...→

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus nursing home deaths – these governors' disastrous policies to blame

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus nursing home deaths – these governors' disastrous policies to blame

If they are honest, historians judging the American experience during the coronavirus pandemic will excoriate our barbaric failure to protect the elderly. Read full article: Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus nursing hom...→

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

While only 1.6 percent of the U.S. population – 5.1 million people as of 2016 – lives in nursing homes and other residential care facilities, an estimated 40 p [...] Read full article: Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavi...→

Illinois' COVID-19 nursing home death toll nears 2,000

Illinois' COVID-19 nursing home death toll nears 2,000

The coronavirus death toll in Illinois long-term care facilities is approaching another somber milestone. Read full article: Illinois' COVID-19 nursing home death to...→

Nursing Home Coronavirus Deaths Jump in Illinois from 35% to 48%

Nursing Home Coronavirus Deaths Jump in Illinois from 35% to 48%

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported a coronavirus death toll of 192 on Wednesday, a one-day peak since the pandemic began. Read full article: Nursing Home Coronavirus Deaths Jump in ...→

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Could Trap Recovered Patients In Hospitals For Weeks

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Could Trap Recovered Patients In Hospitals For Weeks

The order prohibits the discharge of COVID-19-positive patients to nursing homes and requires nursing home staff to be tested for the virus twice a week. Read full article: Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Could Trap Re...→

Boy, 13, shot inside Washington Park home

Boy, 13, shot inside Washington Park home

The boy was struck in the thigh and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition, police said. Read full article: Boy, 13, shot inside Washington Park hom...→

PA health official moved mother from nursing home as deaths skyrocketed

PA health official moved mother from nursing home as deaths skyrocketed

The health official responsible for overseeing nursing homes in Pennsylvania — where nearly 70 percent of the state’s coronavirus-related deaths have occurred [...] Read full article: PA health official moved mother from nur...→

No plan yet for universal testing at Florida nursing homes despite President Trump's backing

No plan yet for universal testing at Florida nursing homes despite President Trump's backing

For now, it doesn’t look like universal testing is coming to Florida’s long-term care facilities. That’s despite a strong recommendation from President Donald [...] Read full article: No plan yet for universal testing at Flo...→

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus tragedy — Cuomo's nursing home policy reversal too little, too late

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus tragedy — Cuomo's nursing home policy reversal too little, too late

The move comes amid growing calls for an independent investigation of the nursing home catastrophe, where the death count dwarfs the total deaths in every othe [...] Read full article: Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus tragedy — C...→

Home Invader Shots Father And Son in Oak Park

Home Invader Shots Father And Son in Oak Park

A father and son on Monday were shot and wounded by someone trying to break into their Oak Park home, police said. They woke up shortly before 2 a.m. to the so [...] Read full article: Home Invader Shots Father And Son in Oak...→

Man, woman dead in Staten Island home; another woman rushed to hospital after shooting

Man, woman dead in Staten Island home; another woman rushed to hospital after shooting

A man and woman's bodies were found in a Staten Island home on Monday and another woman was rushed to the hospital for treatment after she was shot, police sai [...] Read full article: Man, woman dead in Staten Island home; a...→

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

A state health official allowed oral swabs to be used, which caused pain and bloody noses for some who were tested. Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nur...→

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

As of May 18, there were 5,630 coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes statewide, with 3,050 in the city alone. Those Read full article: New York City Stepping Up Support For Nu...→

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

A federal mandate is now in effect directing all care facilities to report deaths to the federal government. Read full article: Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home...→

'Hate is gone': LGBT groups in Manhattan 'cleanse' Franklin Graham's park hospital site - amNewYork

BY DONNA ACETO Queer flags of all stripes were on display Saturday morning, May 16, as several dozen members of Reclaim Pride, Rise and Resist, and Read full article: 'Hate is gone': LGBT groups in Manhattan...→

Chain behind Nashoba Valley nursing home violated patient care, infection control standards, records show

Chain behind Nashoba Valley nursing home violated patient care, infection control standards, records show

"We kept waiting and waiting for them to do something, and they never did," said Diane Crowley, who worked at the front desk at the Nashoba Valley nursing home [...] Read full article: Chain behind Nashoba Valley nursing home...→

More Than 3,000 Texas Nursing Home Residents Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus, State Data Shows

More Than 3,000 Texas Nursing Home Residents Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus, State Data Shows

Data released Friday shows more than 3,000 nursing home residents in Texas have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: More Than 3,000 Texas Nursing Home Resid...→

Illinois nears 2,000 nursing home deaths as coronavirus continues to spread

Illinois nears 2,000 nursing home deaths as coronavirus continues to spread

A total of 86 homes have seen double-digit deaths tallies, up from 50 last week. There are now 27 facilities reporting at least 100 confirmed cases. Read full article: Illinois nears 2,000 nursing home deaths...→

'It's impossible': NY nursing homes fret about testing order

'It's impossible': NY nursing homes fret about testing order

Nursing homes in New York will soon be required to test staff, which could be challenging given the difficulty in securing tests. Read full article: 'It's impossible': NY nursing homes fret...→

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

The Commissioners Court on Monday authorized $3 million to cover costs associated with testing Collin County uninsured residents of all ages through a voucher [...] Read full article: Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Avail...→

PA Health Secretary Moved Mother from Nursing Home During Pandemic

PA Health Secretary Moved Mother from Nursing Home During Pandemic

Pennsylvania's Health Secretary Rachel Levine moved her 95-year-old mother from a Pennsylvania nursing home during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: PA Health Secretary Moved Mother from Nu...→

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

New Jersey is trying to get a handle on its nursing homes and long-term care facilities which have seen thousands of residents die due to COVID-19. Read full article: NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursin...→

Inside Connecticut’s coronavirus-only facility for nursing home residents

Inside Connecticut’s coronavirus-only facility for nursing home residents

NBC News’ Cynthia McFadden has a look inside the state’s all-COVID-19 facility for nursing home residents getting out of the hospital. Read full article: Inside Connecticut’s coronavirus-only fa...→

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Not enough attention has been paid to elderly residents living in the senior apartments, the activists said at a news conference Monday. Read full article: Activists call on CHA to provide adequat...→

Latest nursing home stats: State now identifies only those with current outbreaks

Latest nursing home stats: State now identifies only those with current outbreaks

Illinoisans will no longer be able to sift through historical data on coronavirus outbreaks in nursing homes. Read full article: Latest nursing home stats: State now ide...→

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

A state health official allowed oral swabs to be used, which caused pain and bloody noses for some who were tested. Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nur...→

Nurse heads home to CA after 6 weeks volunteering at Harlem hospital

Nurse heads home to CA after 6 weeks volunteering at Harlem hospital

A nurse abandoned vacation plans and volunteered in New York at the start of the coronavirus outbreak; she's now headed home to her children in California. Read full article: Nurse heads home to CA after 6 weeks vol...→

'They Drill All Day': Residents Say Construction Work On Lakeview Building Is Unbearable During Stay-At-Home Order

Constant construction noise, dust and debris has been making it into the units of a high rise in Lakeview. Residents who reached out to CBS 2 say it is not jus [...] Read full article: 'They Drill All Day': Residents Say Cons...→

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

A federal mandate is now in effect directing all care facilities to report deaths to the federal government. Read full article: Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home...→

Colorado’s governor announces free coronavirus testing, including for residents without symptoms

Colorado’s governor announces free coronavirus testing, including for residents without symptoms

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Monday the state is now offering free coronavirus testing to any residents who need it, with or without symptoms. Read full article: Colorado’s governor announces free coron...→

Play at Home with the Northbrook Park District!

Play at Home with the Northbrook Park District!

Northbrook Park District is continuing to find ways to play every day with an exciting lineup of virtual activities, including new fitness classes, performing [...] Read full article: Play at Home with the Northbrook Park Di...→

Chain behind Nashoba Valley nursing home violated patient care, infection control standards, records show

Chain behind Nashoba Valley nursing home violated patient care, infection control standards, records show

"We kept waiting and waiting for them to do something, and they never did," said Diane Crowley, who worked at the front desk at the Nashoba Valley nursing home [...] Read full article: Chain behind Nashoba Valley nursing home...→

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

While only 1.6 percent of the U.S. population – 5.1 million people as of 2016 – lives in nursing homes and other residential care facilities, an estimated 40 p [...] Read full article: Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavi...→

Elise Stefanik asks feds to investigate Cuomo's 'failed' nursing home policy

Elise Stefanik asks feds to investigate Cuomo's 'failed' nursing home policy

Rep. Elise Stefanik is demanding a federal probe into how New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is handling nursing home policies during the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Elise Stefanik asks feds to investigate ...→

Illinois nears 2,000 nursing home deaths as coronavirus continues to spread

Illinois nears 2,000 nursing home deaths as coronavirus continues to spread

A total of 86 homes have seen double-digit deaths tallies, up from 50 last week. There are now 27 facilities reporting at least 100 confirmed cases. Read full article: Illinois nears 2,000 nursing home deaths...→

Nursing Home Coronavirus Deaths Jump in Illinois from 35% to 48%

Nursing Home Coronavirus Deaths Jump in Illinois from 35% to 48%

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported a coronavirus death toll of 192 on Wednesday, a one-day peak since the pandemic began. Read full article: Nursing Home Coronavirus Deaths Jump in ...→

Testing of All Maryland Nursing Home Residents, Staff Slow Going Despite Governor’s Mandate 2 Weeks Ago

Testing of All Maryland Nursing Home Residents, Staff Slow Going Despite Governor’s Mandate 2 Weeks Ago

With deaths mounting at the nation’s nursing homes, the White House has now strongly recommended all residents and staff be tested for COVID-19 in the next two [...] Read full article: Testing of All Maryland Nursing Home Res...→

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

The Commissioners Court on Monday authorized $3 million to cover costs associated with testing Collin County uninsured residents of all ages through a voucher [...] Read full article: Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Avail...→

Boy, 13, shot inside Washington Park home

Boy, 13, shot inside Washington Park home

The boy was struck in the thigh and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition, police said. Read full article: Boy, 13, shot inside Washington Park hom...→

Controversial Nursing Home Decisions in NY, NJ, and PA

Controversial Nursing Home Decisions in NY, NJ, and PA

The governors of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania are under fire for controversial nursing home policy decisions. Read full article: Controversial Nursing Home Decisions in ...→

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

New Jersey is trying to get a handle on its nursing homes and long-term care facilities which have seen thousands of residents die due to COVID-19. Read full article: NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursin...→

No plan yet for universal testing at Florida nursing homes despite President Trump's backing

No plan yet for universal testing at Florida nursing homes despite President Trump's backing

For now, it doesn’t look like universal testing is coming to Florida’s long-term care facilities. That’s despite a strong recommendation from President Donald [...] Read full article: No plan yet for universal testing at Flo...→

Inside Connecticut’s coronavirus-only facility for nursing home residents

Inside Connecticut’s coronavirus-only facility for nursing home residents

NBC News’ Cynthia McFadden has a look inside the state’s all-COVID-19 facility for nursing home residents getting out of the hospital. Read full article: Inside Connecticut’s coronavirus-only fa...→

Home Invader Shots Father And Son in Oak Park

Home Invader Shots Father And Son in Oak Park

A father and son on Monday were shot and wounded by someone trying to break into their Oak Park home, police said. They woke up shortly before 2 a.m. to the so [...] Read full article: Home Invader Shots Father And Son in Oak...→

White House Recommends Tests for All Nursing Home Residents

White House Recommends Tests for All Nursing Home Residents

The White House is recommending that all nursing home residents and staff be tested for the coronavirus in the next two weeks Read full article: White House Recommends Tests for All Nur...→

Coronavirus Toll: What Impact Did New York’s Nursing Home Mandate Have On COVID-19 Deaths?

Coronavirus Toll: What Impact Did New York’s Nursing Home Mandate Have On COVID-19 Deaths?

New York has 40% more nursing home patients than Florida, but 700% more nursing home covid deaths. Was a state mandate to blame? Read full article: Coronavirus Toll: What Impact Did New Yo...→

It Would Cost $440 Million to Test Residents, Staff in Nursing Homes

It Would Cost $440 Million to Test Residents, Staff in Nursing Homes

New data shows it would cost nearly $440 million to test every nursing home resident and staff member in the United States once for COVID-19. Read full article: It Would Cost $440 Million to Test Resid...→

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

As of May 18, there were 5,630 coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes statewide, with 3,050 in the city alone. Those Read full article: New York City Stepping Up Support For Nu...→

UK lawmakers say testing lapses increased nursing home toll

An influential group of British lawmakers on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government of failing to conduct enough tests for the new coronavir [...] Read full article: UK lawmakers say testing lapses increase...→

'Hate is gone': LGBT groups in Manhattan 'cleanse' Franklin Graham's park hospital site - amNewYork

BY DONNA ACETO Queer flags of all stripes were on display Saturday morning, May 16, as several dozen members of Reclaim Pride, Rise and Resist, and Read full article: 'Hate is gone': LGBT groups in Manhattan...→

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus nursing home deaths – these governors' disastrous policies to blame

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus nursing home deaths – these governors' disastrous policies to blame

If they are honest, historians judging the American experience during the coronavirus pandemic will excoriate our barbaric failure to protect the elderly. Read full article: Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus nursing hom...→

Tornado reported in Texas town where businesses, nursing home damaged

Tornado reported in Texas town where businesses, nursing home damaged

A community in North Texas is picking up the pieces after an apparent tornado on Saturday leveled buildings and damaged a nursing home as severe storms in the [...] Read full article: Tornado reported in Texas town where bus...→

More Than 3,000 Texas Nursing Home Residents Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus, State Data Shows

More Than 3,000 Texas Nursing Home Residents Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus, State Data Shows

Data released Friday shows more than 3,000 nursing home residents in Texas have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: More Than 3,000 Texas Nursing Home Resid...→

Illinois' COVID-19 nursing home death toll nears 2,000

Illinois' COVID-19 nursing home death toll nears 2,000

The coronavirus death toll in Illinois long-term care facilities is approaching another somber milestone. Read full article: Illinois' COVID-19 nursing home death to...→

'It's impossible': NY nursing homes fret about testing order

'It's impossible': NY nursing homes fret about testing order

Nursing homes in New York will soon be required to test staff, which could be challenging given the difficulty in securing tests. Read full article: 'It's impossible': NY nursing homes fret...→

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Could Trap Recovered Patients In Hospitals For Weeks

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Could Trap Recovered Patients In Hospitals For Weeks

The order prohibits the discharge of COVID-19-positive patients to nursing homes and requires nursing home staff to be tested for the virus twice a week. Read full article: Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Could Trap Re...→

PA Health Secretary Moved Mother from Nursing Home During Pandemic

PA Health Secretary Moved Mother from Nursing Home During Pandemic

Pennsylvania's Health Secretary Rachel Levine moved her 95-year-old mother from a Pennsylvania nursing home during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: PA Health Secretary Moved Mother from Nu...→

PA health official moved mother from nursing home as deaths skyrocketed

PA health official moved mother from nursing home as deaths skyrocketed

The health official responsible for overseeing nursing homes in Pennsylvania — where nearly 70 percent of the state’s coronavirus-related deaths have occurred [...] Read full article: PA health official moved mother from nur...→

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus tragedy — Cuomo's nursing home policy reversal too little, too late

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus tragedy — Cuomo's nursing home policy reversal too little, too late

The move comes amid growing calls for an independent investigation of the nursing home catastrophe, where the death count dwarfs the total deaths in every othe [...] Read full article: Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus tragedy — C...→

Woman Said She Never Heard Paul House Nursing Home In Irving Park Had COVID-19 Cases, Until Her Mother Was One Of Them

Woman Said She Never Heard Paul House Nursing Home In Irving Park Had COVID-19 Cases, Until Her Mother Was One Of Them

One Chicago woman said she had no idea her mother’s facility even had any cases, until she got a call that her mom had tested positive. Then she found out that [...] Read full article: Woman Said She Never Heard Paul House Nu...→

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Not enough attention has been paid to elderly residents living in the senior apartments, the activists said at a news conference Monday. Read full article: Activists call on CHA to provide adequat...→

Man, woman dead in Staten Island home; another woman rushed to hospital after shooting

Man, woman dead in Staten Island home; another woman rushed to hospital after shooting

A man and woman's bodies were found in a Staten Island home on Monday and another woman was rushed to the hospital for treatment after she was shot, police sai [...] Read full article: Man, woman dead in Staten Island home; a...→

Latest nursing home stats: State now identifies only those with current outbreaks

Latest nursing home stats: State now identifies only those with current outbreaks

Illinoisans will no longer be able to sift through historical data on coronavirus outbreaks in nursing homes. Read full article: Latest nursing home stats: State now ide...→

Coronavirus Toll: What Impact Did New York’s Nursing Home Mandate Have On COVID-19 Deaths?

Coronavirus Toll: What Impact Did New York’s Nursing Home Mandate Have On COVID-19 Deaths?

New York has 40% more nursing home patients than Florida, but 700% more nursing home covid deaths. Was a state mandate to blame? Read full article: Coronavirus Toll: What Impact Did New Yo...→

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nursing Home

A state health official allowed oral swabs to be used, which caused pain and bloody noses for some who were tested. Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Bungled At St. Paul Nur...→

It Would Cost $440 Million to Test Residents, Staff in Nursing Homes

It Would Cost $440 Million to Test Residents, Staff in Nursing Homes

New data shows it would cost nearly $440 million to test every nursing home resident and staff member in the United States once for COVID-19. Read full article: It Would Cost $440 Million to Test Resid...→

Nurse heads home to CA after 6 weeks volunteering at Harlem hospital

Nurse heads home to CA after 6 weeks volunteering at Harlem hospital

A nurse abandoned vacation plans and volunteered in New York at the start of the coronavirus outbreak; she's now headed home to her children in California. Read full article: Nurse heads home to CA after 6 weeks vol...→

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

As of May 18, there were 5,630 coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes statewide, with 3,050 in the city alone. Those Read full article: New York City Stepping Up Support For Nu...→

'They Drill All Day': Residents Say Construction Work On Lakeview Building Is Unbearable During Stay-At-Home Order

Constant construction noise, dust and debris has been making it into the units of a high rise in Lakeview. Residents who reached out to CBS 2 say it is not jus [...] Read full article: 'They Drill All Day': Residents Say Cons...→

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases, State To Roll Out More Data

A federal mandate is now in effect directing all care facilities to report deaths to the federal government. Read full article: Pennsylvania Under Fire For Nursing Home...→

UK lawmakers say testing lapses increased nursing home toll

An influential group of British lawmakers on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government of failing to conduct enough tests for the new coronavir [...] Read full article: UK lawmakers say testing lapses increase...→

Colorado’s governor announces free coronavirus testing, including for residents without symptoms

Colorado’s governor announces free coronavirus testing, including for residents without symptoms

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Monday the state is now offering free coronavirus testing to any residents who need it, with or without symptoms. Read full article: Colorado’s governor announces free coron...→

'Hate is gone': LGBT groups in Manhattan 'cleanse' Franklin Graham's park hospital site - amNewYork

BY DONNA ACETO Queer flags of all stripes were on display Saturday morning, May 16, as several dozen members of Reclaim Pride, Rise and Resist, and Read full article: 'Hate is gone': LGBT groups in Manhattan...→

Play at Home with the Northbrook Park District!

Play at Home with the Northbrook Park District!

Northbrook Park District is continuing to find ways to play every day with an exciting lineup of virtual activities, including new fitness classes, performing [...] Read full article: Play at Home with the Northbrook Park Di...→

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus nursing home deaths – these governors' disastrous policies to blame

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus nursing home deaths – these governors' disastrous policies to blame

If they are honest, historians judging the American experience during the coronavirus pandemic will excoriate our barbaric failure to protect the elderly. Read full article: Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus nursing hom...→

Chain behind Nashoba Valley nursing home violated patient care, infection control standards, records show

Chain behind Nashoba Valley nursing home violated patient care, infection control standards, records show

"We kept waiting and waiting for them to do something, and they never did," said Diane Crowley, who worked at the front desk at the Nashoba Valley nursing home [...] Read full article: Chain behind Nashoba Valley nursing home...→

Tornado reported in Texas town where businesses, nursing home damaged

Tornado reported in Texas town where businesses, nursing home damaged

A community in North Texas is picking up the pieces after an apparent tornado on Saturday leveled buildings and damaged a nursing home as severe storms in the [...] Read full article: Tornado reported in Texas town where bus...→

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

While only 1.6 percent of the U.S. population – 5.1 million people as of 2016 – lives in nursing homes and other residential care facilities, an estimated 40 p [...] Read full article: Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavi...→

More Than 3,000 Texas Nursing Home Residents Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus, State Data Shows

More Than 3,000 Texas Nursing Home Residents Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus, State Data Shows

Data released Friday shows more than 3,000 nursing home residents in Texas have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: More Than 3,000 Texas Nursing Home Resid...→

Elise Stefanik asks feds to investigate Cuomo's 'failed' nursing home policy

Elise Stefanik asks feds to investigate Cuomo's 'failed' nursing home policy

Rep. Elise Stefanik is demanding a federal probe into how New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is handling nursing home policies during the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Elise Stefanik asks feds to investigate ...→

Illinois' COVID-19 nursing home death toll nears 2,000

Illinois' COVID-19 nursing home death toll nears 2,000

The coronavirus death toll in Illinois long-term care facilities is approaching another somber milestone. Read full article: Illinois' COVID-19 nursing home death to...→

Illinois nears 2,000 nursing home deaths as coronavirus continues to spread

Illinois nears 2,000 nursing home deaths as coronavirus continues to spread

A total of 86 homes have seen double-digit deaths tallies, up from 50 last week. There are now 27 facilities reporting at least 100 confirmed cases. Read full article: Illinois nears 2,000 nursing home deaths...→

Nursing Home Coronavirus Deaths Jump in Illinois from 35% to 48%

Nursing Home Coronavirus Deaths Jump in Illinois from 35% to 48%

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported a coronavirus death toll of 192 on Wednesday, a one-day peak since the pandemic began. Read full article: Nursing Home Coronavirus Deaths Jump in ...→

'It's impossible': NY nursing homes fret about testing order

'It's impossible': NY nursing homes fret about testing order

Nursing homes in New York will soon be required to test staff, which could be challenging given the difficulty in securing tests. Read full article: 'It's impossible': NY nursing homes fret...→

Testing of All Maryland Nursing Home Residents, Staff Slow Going Despite Governor’s Mandate 2 Weeks Ago

Testing of All Maryland Nursing Home Residents, Staff Slow Going Despite Governor’s Mandate 2 Weeks Ago

With deaths mounting at the nation’s nursing homes, the White House has now strongly recommended all residents and staff be tested for COVID-19 in the next two [...] Read full article: Testing of All Maryland Nursing Home Res...→

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Could Trap Recovered Patients In Hospitals For Weeks

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Could Trap Recovered Patients In Hospitals For Weeks

The order prohibits the discharge of COVID-19-positive patients to nursing homes and requires nursing home staff to be tested for the virus twice a week. Read full article: Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Could Trap Re...→

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

The Commissioners Court on Monday authorized $3 million to cover costs associated with testing Collin County uninsured residents of all ages through a voucher [...] Read full article: Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Avail...→

Boy, 13, shot inside Washington Park home

Boy, 13, shot inside Washington Park home

The boy was struck in the thigh and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition, police said. Read full article: Boy, 13, shot inside Washington Park hom...→

PA Health Secretary Moved Mother from Nursing Home During Pandemic

PA Health Secretary Moved Mother from Nursing Home During Pandemic

Pennsylvania's Health Secretary Rachel Levine moved her 95-year-old mother from a Pennsylvania nursing home during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: PA Health Secretary Moved Mother from Nu...→

Controversial Nursing Home Decisions in NY, NJ, and PA

Controversial Nursing Home Decisions in NY, NJ, and PA

The governors of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania are under fire for controversial nursing home policy decisions. Read full article: Controversial Nursing Home Decisions in ...→

PA health official moved mother from nursing home as deaths skyrocketed

PA health official moved mother from nursing home as deaths skyrocketed

The health official responsible for overseeing nursing homes in Pennsylvania — where nearly 70 percent of the state’s coronavirus-related deaths have occurred [...] Read full article: PA health official moved mother from nur...→

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursing homes

New Jersey is trying to get a handle on its nursing homes and long-term care facilities which have seen thousands of residents die due to COVID-19. Read full article: NJ orders COVID-19 testing in all nursin...→

No plan yet for universal testing at Florida nursing homes despite President Trump's backing

No plan yet for universal testing at Florida nursing homes despite President Trump's backing

For now, it doesn’t look like universal testing is coming to Florida’s long-term care facilities. That’s despite a strong recommendation from President Donald [...] Read full article: No plan yet for universal testing at Flo...→

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus tragedy — Cuomo's nursing home policy reversal too little, too late

Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus tragedy — Cuomo's nursing home policy reversal too little, too late

The move comes amid growing calls for an independent investigation of the nursing home catastrophe, where the death count dwarfs the total deaths in every othe [...] Read full article: Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus tragedy — C...→

Inside Connecticut’s coronavirus-only facility for nursing home residents

Inside Connecticut’s coronavirus-only facility for nursing home residents

NBC News’ Cynthia McFadden has a look inside the state’s all-COVID-19 facility for nursing home residents getting out of the hospital. Read full article: Inside Connecticut’s coronavirus-only fa...→

Woman Said She Never Heard Paul House Nursing Home In Irving Park Had COVID-19 Cases, Until Her Mother Was One Of Them

Woman Said She Never Heard Paul House Nursing Home In Irving Park Had COVID-19 Cases, Until Her Mother Was One Of Them

One Chicago woman said she had no idea her mother’s facility even had any cases, until she got a call that her mom had tested positive. Then she found out that [...] Read full article: Woman Said She Never Heard Paul House Nu...→

Home Invader Shots Father And Son in Oak Park

Home Invader Shots Father And Son in Oak Park

A father and son on Monday were shot and wounded by someone trying to break into their Oak Park home, police said. They woke up shortly before 2 a.m. to the so [...] Read full article: Home Invader Shots Father And Son in Oak...→

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Activists call on CHA to provide adequate COVID-19 testing, PPE for elderly residents

Not enough attention has been paid to elderly residents living in the senior apartments, the activists said at a news conference Monday. Read full article: Activists call on CHA to provide adequat...→

White House Recommends Tests for All Nursing Home Residents

White House Recommends Tests for All Nursing Home Residents

The White House is recommending that all nursing home residents and staff be tested for the coronavirus in the next two weeks Read full article: White House Recommends Tests for All Nur...→

Man, woman dead in Staten Island home; another woman rushed to hospital after shooting

Man, woman dead in Staten Island home; another woman rushed to hospital after shooting

A man and woman's bodies were found in a Staten Island home on Monday and another woman was rushed to the hospital for treatment after she was shot, police sai [...] Read full article: Man, woman dead in Staten Island home; a...→