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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...→

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...→

Nursing homes don't have to report COVID-19 deaths from before May

Nursing homes don't have to report COVID-19 deaths from before May

The most recent computation by NBC News found that as of May 11 at least 27,000 older Americans who were residents of long-term care facilities had died. Read full article: Nursing homes don't have to report COVID...→

When should New York City reopen? Governor: It's my call

When should New York City reopen? Governor: It's my call

New York City's mayor unveiled a new set of data thresholds Friday to help determine when to loosen restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: When should New York City reopen? Govern...→

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

The order would pertain to "retail stores, hotels, government buildings, schools and universities, recreational facilities, and service centers." Read full article: Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requireme...→

US Watchdog Cites Persistent Infection Lapses in Nursing Homes

US Watchdog Cites Persistent Infection Lapses in Nursing Homes

Before COVID-19 killed thousands of nursing home residents, about 4 in 10 homes inspected were cited for infection control problems, according to a government [...] Read full article: US Watchdog Cites Persistent Infection L...→

NJ Dems Silent on Phil Murphy Putting Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

NJ Dems Silent on Phil Murphy Putting Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

New Jersey Democrats remain silent on Gov. Phil Murphy's (D) decision to put coronavirus patients in nursing homes. Read full article: NJ Dems Silent on Phil Murphy Putting Co...→

Feds Urge 'Extreme Caution' for Reopening Nursing Homes

Feds Urge 'Extreme Caution' for Reopening Nursing Homes

Federal authorities are urging governors to use "extreme caution" in deciding when to resume visits at nursing homes, saying it shouldn't come before all resid [...] Read full article: Feds Urge 'Extreme Caution' for Reopenin...→

NY Dems Silent on Cuomo's Original Plan to Put Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

NY Dems Silent on Cuomo's Original Plan to Put Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

New York Democrats remain silent on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's original decision to put coronavirus patients in New York nursing homes. Read full article: NY Dems Silent on Cuomo's Original Plan ...→

'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...→

Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

The coronavirus has proven to be a “tremendous tragedy” for long-term care facilities, Gov. Charlie Baker said, defending the industry when asked about campaig [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, cal...→

Buried in N.Y. Budget: Legal Shield for Nursing Homes Rife With Virus

Buried in N.Y. Budget: Legal Shield for Nursing Homes Rife With Virus

In New York, 5,300 nursing home residents have died of Covid-19. The nursing home lobby pressed for a provision that makes it hard for their families to sue. Read full article: Buried in N.Y. Budget: Legal Shield for ...→

New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths

New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths

It has been hard to find any kind of silver linings since the coronavirus pandemic has essentially put life on hold for much of the nation and the world. Read full article: New York City breaks record: 58 straight...→

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...→

Connecticut opens specialized coronavirus-only nursing homes

Connecticut opens specialized coronavirus-only nursing homes

Connecticut is opening specialized nursing homes that admit only coronavirus patients, in an effort to help contain the outbreak and give infected patients spe [...] Read full article: Connecticut opens specialized coronaviru...→

Popular New York City eatery gives sneak peek at post-coronavirus dining - amNewYork

BY ALEKSANDRA MICHALSKA As shut-in Americans long for the days when they can once again enjoy simple pleasures like dining out, one New York City Read full article: Popular New York City eatery gives sneak...→

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...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

FTC: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities Cannot Take Stimulus Money From Medicaid Patients

FTC: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities Cannot Take Stimulus Money From Medicaid Patients

Some nursing homes and assisted living facilities are wrongfully taking stimulus checks from residents who are on Medicaid, the Federal Trade Commission said F [...] Read full article: FTC: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Faci...→

Nursing homes can't demand stimulus money from Medicaid patients: FTC

Nursing homes can't demand stimulus money from Medicaid patients: FTC

FTC issues a consumer alert warning that some nursing homes and assisted living facilities are telling Medicaid patients they have to sign over their stimulus [...] Read full article: Nursing homes can't demand stimulus mone...→

'We're Just Horrified': Why a Springsteen Sideman Took On Nursing Homes

'We're Just Horrified': Why a Springsteen Sideman Took On Nursing Homes

The guitarist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band is calling on nursing homes to take responsibility for the health of their patients. Nils Lofgren and his w [...] Read full article: 'We're Just Horrified': Why a Springstee...→

Vexed by New York Prices, a Renter Tests His Budget in Connecticut. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?

Vexed by New York Prices, a Renter Tests His Budget in Connecticut. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?

An English transplant tours the amenity-filled rental developments in Stamford, looking for convenience and community. Here’s where he landed. Read full article: Vexed by New York Prices, a Renter Tests...→

A man who was arrested for burglarizing a New York City store this week also bro [...]

A man who was arrested for burglarizing a New York City store this week also broke into another last month and an ice cream shop down the same street. Police s [...] Read full article: A man who was arrested for burglarizing ...→

Pennsylvania to Require Nursing Homes to Start Reporting Coronavirus Deaths, Infections by May 17

Pennsylvania to Require Nursing Homes to Start Reporting Coronavirus Deaths, Infections by May 17

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has set a May 17 target for nursing homes across the state to start reporting the number of novel coronavirus cases and d [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania to Require Nursing Homes to...→

New York City has barred many employers from making job applicants get tested fo [...]

New York City has barred many employers from making job applicants get tested for marijuana use, under a law that took effect over the weekend... The NYPD bust [...] Read full article: New York City has barred many employers ...→

All of us are standing by as the elderly plead ‘Help Me!’ from nursing homes | Phil Kadner

All of us are standing by as the elderly plead ‘Help Me!’ from nursing homes | Phil Kadner

Up to half of COVID-19 deaths are in long-term care facilities. But the righteous indignation of politicians and much of the public rings false. Read full article: All of us are standing by as the elderly...→

New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

During Tuesday’s daily briefing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city has confirmed 52 cases, including one death. Ten other cases are pending. Read full article: New York City Reports More Than 50 Child...→

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...] Read full article: Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences o...→

‘A Tinder Box’: Nursing Homes Long Struggled to Contain Infections. Here’s What They Can Do Now

‘A Tinder Box’: Nursing Homes Long Struggled to Contain Infections. Here’s What They Can Do Now

For the Isabella Geriatric Center at the northern end of Manhattan, the coronavirus has been a calamity, suspected of killing nearly 100 residents at the 705-b [...] Read full article: ‘A Tinder Box’: Nursing Homes Long Strug...→

Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said it was a mistake to send COVID-19 patients to nursing homes without taking the necessary precautions [...] Read full article: Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 P...→

Feds should do more to safeguard nursing homes from COVID-19, U. of C. expert tells Senate panel

Feds should do more to safeguard nursing homes from COVID-19, U. of C. expert tells Senate panel

Professor Tamara Konetzka told the Senate Special Subcommittee on Aging predominantly black nursing homes have had the worst coronavirus toll and need help. Read full article: Feds should do more to safeguard nursing...→

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Newsmax TV ripped Judge Emmet Sullivan as a "political activist judge.""He's a disg [...] Read full article: Without mentioning him by name, former N...→

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

"It's going to be a huge effort, an unprecedented effort," the mayor said. "The greatest challenge I'd say this school system has ever faced." Read full article: New York City Summer School Will Be Done...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→

Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former New York Times reporter and Fox Nation host Alex Berenson told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Pennsylvania Gov. Thom [...] Read full article: Former NY Times reporter bashes governor...→

View from the front lines: The lives impacted by coronavirus in New York City

View from the front lines: The lives impacted by coronavirus in New York City

CBS News spent seven days at the Montefiore Medical Center in New York City during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the CBS News special, "Bravery [...] Read full article: View from the front lines: The lives imp...→

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

SAN JOSE — Nurses sent by Santa Clara County to assist beleaguered nursing homes overwhelmed by COVID-19 outbreaks are pushing back, saying the county has fail [...] Read full article: Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to ...→

Pennsylvania AG Opens Criminal Probes Into Nursing Homes

Pennsylvania AG Opens Criminal Probes Into Nursing Homes

Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor has opened criminal investigations into several nursing homes amid a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 2,600 residents of nurs [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania AG Opens Criminal Probes 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...→

New York City, Boston could break century-old cold weather records

New York City, Boston could break century-old cold weather records

There's finally light at the end of this cold, wintry tunnel with 24 more hours to go of this May chill before temperatures warm rapidly into the weekend. Read full article: New York City, Boston could break centur...→

New York Health Department sent over 1,600 damaged coronavirus tests to nursing homes

New York Health Department sent over 1,600 damaged coronavirus tests to nursing homes

The state Health Department ordered counties to ramp up coronavirus testing in nursing homes — and sent them over 1,600 damaged test kits. The kits distributed [...] Read full article: New York Health Department sent over 1,6...→

Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayor Hancock expected to sign into law

Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayor Hancock expected to sign into law

In the likely event that the new law is enacted, the fees will begin in July, banding Denver with at least 13 other cities in Colorado with similar fees or ban [...] Read full article: Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayo...→

Study: Virus death toll in New York City worse than official tally

Study: Virus death toll in New York City worse than official tally

New York City's death toll from the coronavirus may be thousands of fatalities worse than the official tally kept by the city and state, according to an analys [...] Read full article: Study: Virus death toll in New York City...→

Nursing homes don't have to report COVID-19 deaths from before May

Nursing homes don't have to report COVID-19 deaths from before May

The most recent computation by NBC News found that as of May 11 at least 27,000 older Americans who were residents of long-term care facilities had died. Read full article: Nursing homes don't have to report COVID...→

Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said it was a mistake to send COVID-19 patients to nursing homes without taking the necessary precautions [...] Read full article: Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 P...→

Popular New York City eatery gives sneak peek at post-coronavirus dining - amNewYork

BY ALEKSANDRA MICHALSKA As shut-in Americans long for the days when they can once again enjoy simple pleasures like dining out, one New York City Read full article: Popular New York City eatery gives sneak...→

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

The order would pertain to "retail stores, hotels, government buildings, schools and universities, recreational facilities, and service centers." Read full article: Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requireme...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

NJ Dems Silent on Phil Murphy Putting Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

NJ Dems Silent on Phil Murphy Putting Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

New Jersey Democrats remain silent on Gov. Phil Murphy's (D) decision to put coronavirus patients in nursing homes. Read full article: NJ Dems Silent on Phil Murphy Putting Co...→

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

"It's going to be a huge effort, an unprecedented effort," the mayor said. "The greatest challenge I'd say this school system has ever faced." Read full article: New York City Summer School Will Be Done...→

NY Dems Silent on Cuomo's Original Plan to Put Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

NY Dems Silent on Cuomo's Original Plan to Put Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

New York Democrats remain silent on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's original decision to put coronavirus patients in New York nursing homes. Read full article: NY Dems Silent on Cuomo's Original Plan ...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→

'We're Just Horrified': Why a Springsteen Sideman Took On Nursing Homes

'We're Just Horrified': Why a Springsteen Sideman Took On Nursing Homes

The guitarist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band is calling on nursing homes to take responsibility for the health of their patients. Nils Lofgren and his w [...] Read full article: 'We're Just Horrified': Why a Springstee...→

'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...→

View from the front lines: The lives impacted by coronavirus in New York City

View from the front lines: The lives impacted by coronavirus in New York City

CBS News spent seven days at the Montefiore Medical Center in New York City during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the CBS News special, "Bravery [...] Read full article: View from the front lines: The lives imp...→

A man who was arrested for burglarizing a New York City store this week also bro [...]

A man who was arrested for burglarizing a New York City store this week also broke into another last month and an ice cream shop down the same street. Police s [...] Read full article: A man who was arrested for burglarizing ...→

Buried in N.Y. Budget: Legal Shield for Nursing Homes Rife With Virus

Buried in N.Y. Budget: Legal Shield for Nursing Homes Rife With Virus

In New York, 5,300 nursing home residents have died of Covid-19. The nursing home lobby pressed for a provision that makes it hard for their families to sue. Read full article: Buried in N.Y. Budget: Legal Shield for ...→

Pennsylvania AG Opens Criminal Probes Into Nursing Homes

Pennsylvania AG Opens Criminal Probes Into Nursing Homes

Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor has opened criminal investigations into several nursing homes amid a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 2,600 residents of nurs [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania AG Opens Criminal Probes In...→

New York City has barred many employers from making job applicants get tested fo [...]

New York City has barred many employers from making job applicants get tested for marijuana use, under a law that took effect over the weekend... The NYPD bust [...] Read full article: New York City has barred many employers ...→

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...→

New York City, Boston could break century-old cold weather records

New York City, Boston could break century-old cold weather records

There's finally light at the end of this cold, wintry tunnel with 24 more hours to go of this May chill before temperatures warm rapidly into the weekend. Read full article: New York City, Boston could break centur...→

New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

During Tuesday’s daily briefing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city has confirmed 52 cases, including one death. Ten other cases are pending. Read full article: New York City Reports More Than 50 Child...→

Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayor Hancock expected to sign into law

Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayor Hancock expected to sign into law

In the likely event that the new law is enacted, the fees will begin in July, banding Denver with at least 13 other cities in Colorado with similar fees or ban [...] Read full article: Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayo...→

‘A Tinder Box’: Nursing Homes Long Struggled to Contain Infections. Here’s What They Can Do Now

‘A Tinder Box’: Nursing Homes Long Struggled to Contain Infections. Here’s What They Can Do Now

For the Isabella Geriatric Center at the northern end of Manhattan, the coronavirus has been a calamity, suspected of killing nearly 100 residents at the 705-b [...] Read full article: ‘A Tinder Box’: Nursing Homes Long Strug...→

When should New York City reopen? Governor: It's my call

When should New York City reopen? Governor: It's my call

New York City's mayor unveiled a new set of data thresholds Friday to help determine when to loosen restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: When should New York City reopen? Govern...→

Feds should do more to safeguard nursing homes from COVID-19, U. of C. expert tells Senate panel

Feds should do more to safeguard nursing homes from COVID-19, U. of C. expert tells Senate panel

Professor Tamara Konetzka told the Senate Special Subcommittee on Aging predominantly black nursing homes have had the worst coronavirus toll and need help. Read full article: Feds should do more to safeguard nursing...→

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...→

US Watchdog Cites Persistent Infection Lapses in Nursing Homes

US Watchdog Cites Persistent Infection Lapses in Nursing Homes

Before COVID-19 killed thousands of nursing home residents, about 4 in 10 homes inspected were cited for infection control problems, according to a government [...] Read full article: US Watchdog Cites Persistent Infection L...→

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Newsmax TV ripped Judge Emmet Sullivan as a "political activist judge.""He's a disg [...] Read full article: Without mentioning him by name, former N...→

FTC: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities Cannot Take Stimulus Money From Medicaid Patients

FTC: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities Cannot Take Stimulus Money From Medicaid Patients

Some nursing homes and assisted living facilities are wrongfully taking stimulus checks from residents who are on Medicaid, the Federal Trade Commission said F [...] Read full article: FTC: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Faci...→

Feds Urge 'Extreme Caution' for Reopening Nursing Homes

Feds Urge 'Extreme Caution' for Reopening Nursing Homes

Federal authorities are urging governors to use "extreme caution" in deciding when to resume visits at nursing homes, saying it shouldn't come before all resid [...] Read full article: Feds Urge 'Extreme Caution' for Reopenin...→

Nursing homes can't demand stimulus money from Medicaid patients: FTC

Nursing homes can't demand stimulus money from Medicaid patients: FTC

FTC issues a consumer alert warning that some nursing homes and assisted living facilities are telling Medicaid patients they have to sign over their stimulus [...] Read full article: Nursing homes can't demand stimulus mone...→

Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former New York Times reporter and Fox Nation host Alex Berenson told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Pennsylvania Gov. Thom [...] Read full article: Former NY Times reporter bashes governor...→

Vexed by New York Prices, a Renter Tests His Budget in Connecticut. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?

Vexed by New York Prices, a Renter Tests His Budget in Connecticut. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?

An English transplant tours the amenity-filled rental developments in Stamford, looking for convenience and community. Here’s where he landed. Read full article: Vexed by New York Prices, a Renter Tests...→

Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

The coronavirus has proven to be a “tremendous tragedy” for long-term care facilities, Gov. Charlie Baker said, defending the industry when asked about campaig [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, cal...→

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

SAN JOSE — Nurses sent by Santa Clara County to assist beleaguered nursing homes overwhelmed by COVID-19 outbreaks are pushing back, saying the county has fail [...] Read full article: Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to ...→

Pennsylvania to Require Nursing Homes to Start Reporting Coronavirus Deaths, Infections by May 17

Pennsylvania to Require Nursing Homes to Start Reporting Coronavirus Deaths, Infections by May 17

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has set a May 17 target for nursing homes across the state to start reporting the number of novel coronavirus cases and d [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania to Require Nursing Homes to...→

New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths

New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths

It has been hard to find any kind of silver linings since the coronavirus pandemic has essentially put life on hold for much of the nation and the world. Read full article: New York City breaks record: 58 straight...→

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...→

All of us are standing by as the elderly plead ‘Help Me!’ from nursing homes | Phil Kadner

All of us are standing by as the elderly plead ‘Help Me!’ from nursing homes | Phil Kadner

Up to half of COVID-19 deaths are in long-term care facilities. But the righteous indignation of politicians and much of the public rings false. Read full article: All of us are standing by as the elderly...→

Connecticut opens specialized coronavirus-only nursing homes

Connecticut opens specialized coronavirus-only nursing homes

Connecticut is opening specialized nursing homes that admit only coronavirus patients, in an effort to help contain the outbreak and give infected patients spe [...] Read full article: Connecticut opens specialized coronaviru...→

New York Health Department sent over 1,600 damaged coronavirus tests to nursing homes

New York Health Department sent over 1,600 damaged coronavirus tests to nursing homes

The state Health Department ordered counties to ramp up coronavirus testing in nursing homes — and sent them over 1,600 damaged test kits. The kits distributed [...] Read full article: New York Health Department sent over 1,6...→

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...] Read full article: Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences o...→

Study: Virus death toll in New York City worse than official tally

Study: Virus death toll in New York City worse than official tally

New York City's death toll from the coronavirus may be thousands of fatalities worse than the official tally kept by the city and state, according to an analys [...] Read full article: Study: Virus death toll in New York City...→

Nursing homes don't have to report COVID-19 deaths from before May

Nursing homes don't have to report COVID-19 deaths from before May

The most recent computation by NBC News found that as of May 11 at least 27,000 older Americans who were residents of long-term care facilities had died. Read full article: Nursing homes don't have to report COVID...→

Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said it was a mistake to send COVID-19 patients to nursing homes without taking the necessary precautions [...] Read full article: Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 P...→

When should New York City reopen? Governor: It's my call

When should New York City reopen? Governor: It's my call

New York City's mayor unveiled a new set of data thresholds Friday to help determine when to loosen restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: When should New York City reopen? Govern...→

Popular New York City eatery gives sneak peek at post-coronavirus dining - amNewYork

BY ALEKSANDRA MICHALSKA As shut-in Americans long for the days when they can once again enjoy simple pleasures like dining out, one New York City Read full article: Popular New York City eatery gives sneak...→

Feds should do more to safeguard nursing homes from COVID-19, U. of C. expert tells Senate panel

Feds should do more to safeguard nursing homes from COVID-19, U. of C. expert tells Senate panel

Professor Tamara Konetzka told the Senate Special Subcommittee on Aging predominantly black nursing homes have had the worst coronavirus toll and need help. Read full article: Feds should do more to safeguard nursing...→

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

The order would pertain to "retail stores, hotels, government buildings, schools and universities, recreational facilities, and service centers." Read full article: Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requireme...→

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...→

US Watchdog Cites Persistent Infection Lapses in Nursing Homes

US Watchdog Cites Persistent Infection Lapses in Nursing Homes

Before COVID-19 killed thousands of nursing home residents, about 4 in 10 homes inspected were cited for infection control problems, according to a government [...] Read full article: US Watchdog Cites Persistent Infection L...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Newsmax TV ripped Judge Emmet Sullivan as a "political activist judge.""He's a disg [...] Read full article: Without mentioning him by name, former N...→

NJ Dems Silent on Phil Murphy Putting Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

NJ Dems Silent on Phil Murphy Putting Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

New Jersey Democrats remain silent on Gov. Phil Murphy's (D) decision to put coronavirus patients in nursing homes. Read full article: NJ Dems Silent on Phil Murphy Putting Co...→

FTC: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities Cannot Take Stimulus Money From Medicaid Patients

FTC: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities Cannot Take Stimulus Money From Medicaid Patients

Some nursing homes and assisted living facilities are wrongfully taking stimulus checks from residents who are on Medicaid, the Federal Trade Commission said F [...] Read full article: FTC: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Faci...→

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

"It's going to be a huge effort, an unprecedented effort," the mayor said. "The greatest challenge I'd say this school system has ever faced." Read full article: New York City Summer School Will Be Done...→

Feds Urge 'Extreme Caution' for Reopening Nursing Homes

Feds Urge 'Extreme Caution' for Reopening Nursing Homes

Federal authorities are urging governors to use "extreme caution" in deciding when to resume visits at nursing homes, saying it shouldn't come before all resid [...] Read full article: Feds Urge 'Extreme Caution' for Reopenin...→

NY Dems Silent on Cuomo's Original Plan to Put Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

NY Dems Silent on Cuomo's Original Plan to Put Coronavirus Patients in Nursing Homes

New York Democrats remain silent on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's original decision to put coronavirus patients in New York nursing homes. Read full article: NY Dems Silent on Cuomo's Original Plan ...→

Nursing homes can't demand stimulus money from Medicaid patients: FTC

Nursing homes can't demand stimulus money from Medicaid patients: FTC

FTC issues a consumer alert warning that some nursing homes and assisted living facilities are telling Medicaid patients they have to sign over their stimulus [...] Read full article: Nursing homes can't demand stimulus mone...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→

'We're Just Horrified': Why a Springsteen Sideman Took On Nursing Homes

'We're Just Horrified': Why a Springsteen Sideman Took On Nursing Homes

The guitarist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band is calling on nursing homes to take responsibility for the health of their patients. Nils Lofgren and his w [...] Read full article: 'We're Just Horrified': Why a Springstee...→

Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former New York Times reporter and Fox Nation host Alex Berenson told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Pennsylvania Gov. Thom [...] Read full article: Former NY Times reporter bashes governor...→

'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...→

Vexed by New York Prices, a Renter Tests His Budget in Connecticut. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?

Vexed by New York Prices, a Renter Tests His Budget in Connecticut. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?

An English transplant tours the amenity-filled rental developments in Stamford, looking for convenience and community. Here’s where he landed. Read full article: Vexed by New York Prices, a Renter Tests...→

View from the front lines: The lives impacted by coronavirus in New York City

View from the front lines: The lives impacted by coronavirus in New York City

CBS News spent seven days at the Montefiore Medical Center in New York City during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the CBS News special, "Bravery [...] Read full article: View from the front lines: The lives imp...→

Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

The coronavirus has proven to be a “tremendous tragedy” for long-term care facilities, Gov. Charlie Baker said, defending the industry when asked about campaig [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, cal...→

A man who was arrested for burglarizing a New York City store this week also bro [...]

A man who was arrested for burglarizing a New York City store this week also broke into another last month and an ice cream shop down the same street. Police s [...] Read full article: A man who was arrested for burglarizing ...→

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

SAN JOSE — Nurses sent by Santa Clara County to assist beleaguered nursing homes overwhelmed by COVID-19 outbreaks are pushing back, saying the county has fail [...] Read full article: Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to ...→

Buried in N.Y. Budget: Legal Shield for Nursing Homes Rife With Virus

Buried in N.Y. Budget: Legal Shield for Nursing Homes Rife With Virus

In New York, 5,300 nursing home residents have died of Covid-19. The nursing home lobby pressed for a provision that makes it hard for their families to sue. Read full article: Buried in N.Y. Budget: Legal Shield for ...→

Pennsylvania to Require Nursing Homes to Start Reporting Coronavirus Deaths, Infections by May 17

Pennsylvania to Require Nursing Homes to Start Reporting Coronavirus Deaths, Infections by May 17

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has set a May 17 target for nursing homes across the state to start reporting the number of novel coronavirus cases and d [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania to Require Nursing Homes to...→

Pennsylvania AG Opens Criminal Probes Into Nursing Homes

Pennsylvania AG Opens Criminal Probes Into Nursing Homes

Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor has opened criminal investigations into several nursing homes amid a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 2,600 residents of nurs [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania AG Opens Criminal Probes In...→

New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths

New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths

It has been hard to find any kind of silver linings since the coronavirus pandemic has essentially put life on hold for much of the nation and the world. Read full article: New York City breaks record: 58 straight...→

New York City has barred many employers from making job applicants get tested fo [...]

New York City has barred many employers from making job applicants get tested for marijuana use, under a law that took effect over the weekend... The NYPD bust [...] Read full article: New York City has barred many employers ...→

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...→

All of us are standing by as the elderly plead ‘Help Me!’ from nursing homes | Phil Kadner

All of us are standing by as the elderly plead ‘Help Me!’ from nursing homes | Phil Kadner

Up to half of COVID-19 deaths are in long-term care facilities. But the righteous indignation of politicians and much of the public rings false. Read full article: All of us are standing by as the elderly...→

New York City, Boston could break century-old cold weather records

New York City, Boston could break century-old cold weather records

There's finally light at the end of this cold, wintry tunnel with 24 more hours to go of this May chill before temperatures warm rapidly into the weekend. Read full article: New York City, Boston could break centur...→

Connecticut opens specialized coronavirus-only nursing homes

Connecticut opens specialized coronavirus-only nursing homes

Connecticut is opening specialized nursing homes that admit only coronavirus patients, in an effort to help contain the outbreak and give infected patients spe [...] Read full article: Connecticut opens specialized coronaviru...→

New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

During Tuesday’s daily briefing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city has confirmed 52 cases, including one death. Ten other cases are pending. Read full article: New York City Reports More Than 50 Child...→

New York Health Department sent over 1,600 damaged coronavirus tests to nursing homes

New York Health Department sent over 1,600 damaged coronavirus tests to nursing homes

The state Health Department ordered counties to ramp up coronavirus testing in nursing homes — and sent them over 1,600 damaged test kits. The kits distributed [...] Read full article: New York Health Department sent over 1,6...→

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...] Read full article: Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences o...→

Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayor Hancock expected to sign into law

Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayor Hancock expected to sign into law

In the likely event that the new law is enacted, the fees will begin in July, banding Denver with at least 13 other cities in Colorado with similar fees or ban [...] Read full article: Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayo...→

‘A Tinder Box’: Nursing Homes Long Struggled to Contain Infections. Here’s What They Can Do Now

‘A Tinder Box’: Nursing Homes Long Struggled to Contain Infections. Here’s What They Can Do Now

For the Isabella Geriatric Center at the northern end of Manhattan, the coronavirus has been a calamity, suspected of killing nearly 100 residents at the 705-b [...] Read full article: ‘A Tinder Box’: Nursing Homes Long Strug...→

Study: Virus death toll in New York City worse than official tally

Study: Virus death toll in New York City worse than official tally

New York City's death toll from the coronavirus may be thousands of fatalities worse than the official tally kept by the city and state, according to an analys [...] Read full article: Study: Virus death toll in New York City...→