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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...→

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...→

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

After dropping into the 180s for the last two days, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Dallas County again topped 200 on Friday, county health officials say. [...] Read full article: New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb B...→

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...→

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...→

Drug overdose deaths drop in U.S. as other deaths of despair rise, report finds

Drug overdose deaths drop in U.S. as other deaths of despair rise, report finds

Once thought of as mainly affecting middle-age white Americans, deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide are increasing in many communities of color. Read full article: Drug overdose deaths drop in U.S. as oth...→

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...→

Veterans' Groups Call For VA Sec. Removal After Soldiers' Homes Deaths

Veterans' Groups Call For VA Sec. Removal After Soldiers' Homes Deaths

Disabled American Veterans is renewing their calls for the removal of Veteran's Affairs Sec. Francisco Urena. Read full article: Veterans' Groups Call For VA Sec. Remova...→

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...→

Hebrew Home at Riverdale raises COVID death tally after Post report

Hebrew Home at Riverdale raises COVID death tally after Post report

A Bronx nursing home has dramatically raised the death count of its residents from the coronavirus — after The Post reported allegations that it had substantia [...] Read full article: Hebrew Home at Riverdale raises COVID de...→

Indiana officials report 511 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Indiana officials report 511 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Public health officials are reporting 511 new cases of COVID-19 as businesses in Marion County saw weekend crowds during the first weekend after reopening Read full article: Indiana officials report 511 new COVID-1...→

As coronavirus deaths become political flashpoint, Colorado changes how COVID-19 fatalities are publicly reported

As coronavirus deaths become political flashpoint, Colorado changes how COVID-19 fatalities are publicly reported

Colorado’s health department changed the way it publicly reports coronavirus deaths Friday, introducing a second category of fatalities after its methods came [...] Read full article: As coronavirus deaths become political f...→

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 ...→

'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...→

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

Tarrant County officials say Thursday another three people infected with COVID-19 have died and another 135 are infected with the virus. Read full article: 3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 ...→

110 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,758 new cases

110 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,758 new cases

Deaths from COVID-19 spiked by 110 Friday, with 2,758 additional cases, officials said. Read full article: 110 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,758 new case...→

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

No mask faceoffs added any drama to Day Two of the special legislative session. State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, entered the Bank of Springfield Center weari [...] Read full article: Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sl...→

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Thursday seven more coronavirus-related deaths and 92 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-R...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases top 46,400 as deaths near 2,000

Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases top 46,400 as deaths near 2,000

(WSVN) - There are now more than 46,400 reported cases of the coronavirus in Florida, with 1,997 deaths. As of 11 a.m., Monday, the Florida... Read full article: Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases t...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,088 New COVID-19 Cases, 71 Additional Deaths

Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,088 New COVID-19 Cases, 71 Additional Deaths

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 2,088 new cases of COVID-19, along with 71 new deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,088 New COVID...→

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 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...→

Texas Sees Deadliest COVID-19 Day So Far With 58 Deaths

Texas Sees Deadliest COVID-19 Day So Far With 58 Deaths

Texas saw its deadliest COVID-19 day of the coronavirus pandemic so far, with state officials reporting 58 deaths during a time span between Wednesday and Thur [...] Read full article: Texas Sees Deadliest COVID-19 Day So Far...→

'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...→

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

Even with six more dead and 235 new COVID-19 infections announced Thursday, Dallas County leaders say they're on pace for a less deadly week. Read full article: With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Th...→

COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

After Florida news media, including ABC Action News, pushed for the release of information about COVID-19 deaths and infections at specific long-term care faci [...] Read full article: COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term car...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Another seven people have died in Dallas County after contracting COVID-19, according to county health officials who also reported Thursday 183 new cases of th [...] Read full article: Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-...→

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer ask Trump to fly flags at half-staff for COVID-19 deaths

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer ask Trump to fly flags at half-staff for COVID-19 deaths

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer sent President Trump a letter Thursday, requesting he fly flags at half-staff on publi [...] Read full article: Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer ask Trump to...→

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Wednesday two more coronavirus-related deaths and 68 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-R...→

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

As some Illinois religious leaders push to reopen churches amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new Center for Disease Control report, released Tuesday, underscore [...] Read full article: CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 ...→

Indiana COVID-19 Deaths At 1,678, Including 732 Residents At Long-Term Care Facilities

Indiana COVID-19 Deaths At 1,678, Including 732 Residents At Long-Term Care Facilities

The total number of Hoosiers who have died from COVID-19 now stands at 1,678 and continues to hit older residents hardest, including 732 deaths at long-term ca [...] Read full article: Indiana COVID-19 Deaths At 1,678, Includ...→

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

The state already does contact tracing but, with thousands of COVID-19 cases across Illinois, it needs to be expanded, he said.... That brings the total number [...] Read full article: Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to L...→

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...→

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...→

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

By Dorothy Tucker, Samah Assad, Carol Thompson... CHICAGO (CBS) — Last month, Rev. Marshall Hatch stood over his older sister’s grave and led the family in pra [...] Read full article: How lack of healthy food plays a role in...→

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 ...→

Colorado nears 1,100 coronavirus deaths as serious COVID-19 cases appear to be falling

Colorado nears 1,100 coronavirus deaths as serious COVID-19 cases appear to be falling

Colorado has recorded 1,091 deaths from the new coronavirus as the number of serious COVID-19 cases appears to be steadily falling, state health officials anno [...] Read full article: Colorado nears 1,100 coronavirus deaths ...→

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

After dropping into the 180s for the last two days, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Dallas County again topped 200 on Friday, county health officials say. [...] Read full article: New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb B...→

COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

After Florida news media, including ABC Action News, pushed for the release of information about COVID-19 deaths and infections at specific long-term care faci [...] Read full article: COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term car...→

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

No mask faceoffs added any drama to Day Two of the special legislative session. State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, entered the Bank of Springfield Center weari [...] Read full article: Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sl...→

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...→

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Another seven people have died in Dallas County after contracting COVID-19, according to county health officials who also reported Thursday 183 new cases of th [...] Read full article: Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-...→

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...→

Drug overdose deaths drop in U.S. as other deaths of despair rise, report finds

Drug overdose deaths drop in U.S. as other deaths of despair rise, report finds

Once thought of as mainly affecting middle-age white Americans, deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide are increasing in many communities of color. Read full article: Drug overdose deaths drop in U.S. as oth...→

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Wednesday two more coronavirus-related deaths and 68 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-R...→

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...→

Veterans' Groups Call For VA Sec. Removal After Soldiers' Homes Deaths

Veterans' Groups Call For VA Sec. Removal After Soldiers' Homes Deaths

Disabled American Veterans is renewing their calls for the removal of Veteran's Affairs Sec. Francisco Urena. Read full article: Veterans' Groups Call For VA Sec. Remova...→

Indiana COVID-19 Deaths At 1,678, Including 732 Residents At Long-Term Care Facilities

Indiana COVID-19 Deaths At 1,678, Including 732 Residents At Long-Term Care Facilities

The total number of Hoosiers who have died from COVID-19 now stands at 1,678 and continues to hit older residents hardest, including 732 deaths at long-term ca [...] Read full article: Indiana COVID-19 Deaths At 1,678, Includ...→

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...→

Hebrew Home at Riverdale raises COVID death tally after Post report

Hebrew Home at Riverdale raises COVID death tally after Post report

A Bronx nursing home has dramatically raised the death count of its residents from the coronavirus — after The Post reported allegations that it had substantia [...] Read full article: Hebrew Home at Riverdale raises COVID de...→

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

The state already does contact tracing but, with thousands of COVID-19 cases across Illinois, it needs to be expanded, he said.... That brings the total number [...] Read full article: Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to L...→

Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases top 46,400 as deaths near 2,000

Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases top 46,400 as deaths near 2,000

(WSVN) - There are now more than 46,400 reported cases of the coronavirus in Florida, with 1,997 deaths. As of 11 a.m., Monday, the Florida... Read full article: Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases t...→

Indiana officials report 511 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Indiana officials report 511 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Public health officials are reporting 511 new cases of COVID-19 as businesses in Marion County saw weekend crowds during the first weekend after reopening Read full article: Indiana officials report 511 new COVID-1...→

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...→

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 ...→

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

By Dorothy Tucker, Samah Assad, Carol Thompson... CHICAGO (CBS) — Last month, Rev. Marshall Hatch stood over his older sister’s grave and led the family in pra [...] Read full article: How lack of healthy food plays a role in...→

Texas Sees Deadliest COVID-19 Day So Far With 58 Deaths

Texas Sees Deadliest COVID-19 Day So Far With 58 Deaths

Texas saw its deadliest COVID-19 day of the coronavirus pandemic so far, with state officials reporting 58 deaths during a time span between Wednesday and Thur [...] Read full article: Texas Sees Deadliest COVID-19 Day So Far...→

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...→

Colorado nears 1,100 coronavirus deaths as serious COVID-19 cases appear to be falling

Colorado nears 1,100 coronavirus deaths as serious COVID-19 cases appear to be falling

Colorado has recorded 1,091 deaths from the new coronavirus as the number of serious COVID-19 cases appears to be steadily falling, state health officials anno [...] Read full article: Colorado nears 1,100 coronavirus deaths ...→

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

Even with six more dead and 235 new COVID-19 infections announced Thursday, Dallas County leaders say they're on pace for a less deadly week. Read full article: With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Th...→

110 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,758 new cases

110 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,758 new cases

Deaths from COVID-19 spiked by 110 Friday, with 2,758 additional cases, officials said. Read full article: 110 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,758 new case...→

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...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Thursday seven more coronavirus-related deaths and 92 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-R...→

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...→

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer ask Trump to fly flags at half-staff for COVID-19 deaths

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer ask Trump to fly flags at half-staff for COVID-19 deaths

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer sent President Trump a letter Thursday, requesting he fly flags at half-staff on publi [...] Read full article: Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer ask Trump to...→

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...→

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

As some Illinois religious leaders push to reopen churches amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new Center for Disease Control report, released Tuesday, underscore [...] Read full article: CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,088 New COVID-19 Cases, 71 Additional Deaths

Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,088 New COVID-19 Cases, 71 Additional Deaths

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 2,088 new cases of COVID-19, along with 71 new deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,088 New COVID...→

As coronavirus deaths become political flashpoint, Colorado changes how COVID-19 fatalities are publicly reported

As coronavirus deaths become political flashpoint, Colorado changes how COVID-19 fatalities are publicly reported

Colorado’s health department changed the way it publicly reports coronavirus deaths Friday, introducing a second category of fatalities after its methods came [...] Read full article: As coronavirus deaths become political f...→

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...→

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...→

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

Tarrant County officials say Thursday another three people infected with COVID-19 have died and another 135 are infected with the virus. Read full article: 3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 ...→

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

After dropping into the 180s for the last two days, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Dallas County again topped 200 on Friday, county health officials say. [...] Read full article: New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb B...→

110 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,758 new cases

110 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,758 new cases

Deaths from COVID-19 spiked by 110 Friday, with 2,758 additional cases, officials said. Read full article: 110 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,758 new case...→

COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term care facilities now account for nearly half of deaths

After Florida news media, including ABC Action News, pushed for the release of information about COVID-19 deaths and infections at specific long-term care faci [...] Read full article: COVID-19 deaths in Florida long-term car...→

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...→

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

No mask faceoffs added any drama to Day Two of the special legislative session. State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, entered the Bank of Springfield Center weari [...] Read full article: Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sl...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

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...→

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Thursday seven more coronavirus-related deaths and 92 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-R...→

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Another seven people have died in Dallas County after contracting COVID-19, according to county health officials who also reported Thursday 183 new cases of th [...] Read full article: Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-...→

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...→

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...→

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer ask Trump to fly flags at half-staff for COVID-19 deaths

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer ask Trump to fly flags at half-staff for COVID-19 deaths

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer sent President Trump a letter Thursday, requesting he fly flags at half-staff on publi [...] Read full article: Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer ask Trump to...→

Drug overdose deaths drop in U.S. as other deaths of despair rise, report finds

Drug overdose deaths drop in U.S. as other deaths of despair rise, report finds

Once thought of as mainly affecting middle-age white Americans, deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide are increasing in many communities of color. Read full article: Drug overdose deaths drop in U.S. as oth...→

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...→

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Wednesday two more coronavirus-related deaths and 68 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-R...→

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...→

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...→

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 transmission in groups (LIVE UPDATES)

As some Illinois religious leaders push to reopen churches amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new Center for Disease Control report, released Tuesday, underscore [...] Read full article: CDC report underscores risk of COVID-19 ...→

Veterans' Groups Call For VA Sec. Removal After Soldiers' Homes Deaths

Veterans' Groups Call For VA Sec. Removal After Soldiers' Homes Deaths

Disabled American Veterans is renewing their calls for the removal of Veteran's Affairs Sec. Francisco Urena. Read full article: Veterans' Groups Call For VA Sec. Remova...→

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...→

Indiana COVID-19 Deaths At 1,678, Including 732 Residents At Long-Term Care Facilities

Indiana COVID-19 Deaths At 1,678, Including 732 Residents At Long-Term Care Facilities

The total number of Hoosiers who have died from COVID-19 now stands at 1,678 and continues to hit older residents hardest, including 732 deaths at long-term ca [...] Read full article: Indiana COVID-19 Deaths At 1,678, Includ...→

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...→

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...→

Hebrew Home at Riverdale raises COVID death tally after Post report

Hebrew Home at Riverdale raises COVID death tally after Post report

A Bronx nursing home has dramatically raised the death count of its residents from the coronavirus — after The Post reported allegations that it had substantia [...] Read full article: Hebrew Home at Riverdale raises COVID de...→

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...→

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

The state already does contact tracing but, with thousands of COVID-19 cases across Illinois, it needs to be expanded, he said.... That brings the total number [...] Read full article: Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to L...→

Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases top 46,400 as deaths near 2,000

Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases top 46,400 as deaths near 2,000

(WSVN) - There are now more than 46,400 reported cases of the coronavirus in Florida, with 1,997 deaths. As of 11 a.m., Monday, the Florida... Read full article: Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases t...→

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...→

Indiana officials report 511 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Indiana officials report 511 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Public health officials are reporting 511 new cases of COVID-19 as businesses in Marion County saw weekend crowds during the first weekend after reopening Read full article: Indiana officials report 511 new COVID-1...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,088 New COVID-19 Cases, 71 Additional Deaths

Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,088 New COVID-19 Cases, 71 Additional Deaths

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 2,088 new cases of COVID-19, along with 71 new deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,088 New COVID...→

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...→

As coronavirus deaths become political flashpoint, Colorado changes how COVID-19 fatalities are publicly reported

As coronavirus deaths become political flashpoint, Colorado changes how COVID-19 fatalities are publicly reported

Colorado’s health department changed the way it publicly reports coronavirus deaths Friday, introducing a second category of fatalities after its methods came [...] Read full article: As coronavirus deaths become political f...→

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...→

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...→

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

How lack of healthy food plays a role in COVID-19 deaths in Chicago's black communities

By Dorothy Tucker, Samah Assad, Carol Thompson... CHICAGO (CBS) — Last month, Rev. Marshall Hatch stood over his older sister’s grave and led the family in pra [...] Read full article: How lack of healthy food plays a role in...→

'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...→

Texas Sees Deadliest COVID-19 Day So Far With 58 Deaths

Texas Sees Deadliest COVID-19 Day So Far With 58 Deaths

Texas saw its deadliest COVID-19 day of the coronavirus pandemic so far, with state officials reporting 58 deaths during a time span between Wednesday and Thur [...] Read full article: Texas Sees Deadliest COVID-19 Day So Far...→

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 ...→

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...→

Colorado nears 1,100 coronavirus deaths as serious COVID-19 cases appear to be falling

Colorado nears 1,100 coronavirus deaths as serious COVID-19 cases appear to be falling

Colorado has recorded 1,091 deaths from the new coronavirus as the number of serious COVID-19 cases appears to be steadily falling, state health officials anno [...] Read full article: Colorado nears 1,100 coronavirus deaths ...→

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

Tarrant County officials say Thursday another three people infected with COVID-19 have died and another 135 are infected with the virus. Read full article: 3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 ...→

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

Even with six more dead and 235 new COVID-19 infections announced Thursday, Dallas County leaders say they're on pace for a less deadly week. Read full article: With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Th...→