In April, a coronavirus outbreak killed 24 residents and two employees of the Symphony of Joliet nursing home. | Scott Olson / Getty Images The Lincolnwood-based company has had 147 coronavirus deaths and 1,016 coronavirus cases involving residents and workers,
As the coronavirus races across the country, it has reached every corner of a nursing home in Kansas, infecting all 62 residents inside. There are so few hospital beds available in North Dakota that patients sick with the virus are
Nevada has ordered its nursing facilities to immediately suspend the use of two rapid tests for the coronavirus, manufactured by companies Quidel and Becton, Dickinson and Company, after the tests’ performance was found to be lacking, according to a directive
Dave Roberts did not flinch. With his club nursing a two-run lead in the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres Tuesday night, the Dodgers manager gave the ball to the man he says he still trusts to close games.
A Chicago-area rabbi, who formerly owned a nursing home chain at the heart of the biggest default in the history of a federal mortgage-guarantee program, was indicted by federal authorities on charges he bilked millions of dollars from investors. The
Nursing homes have been extremely hard hit by the coronavirus, with more than 40 percent of deaths in the United States linked to these facilities. To limit the spread, states like New Mexico have established dedicated homes to treat long-term
Evangelina Gonzalez survived the coronavirus. But she found herself lonely and confused inside her nursing home. The 98-year-old, who has dementia, had fallen a couple of times at Monterey Palms Health Care Center in the Coachella Valley, her son said.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that he would lift the state’s ban on nursing home visits that has been in place since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March. DeSantis said he would lift the ban later Tuesday
Leave it to Katy Perry to joke about attending the VMAs in her nursing bra! She put her post-baby body on display in a bare belly mirror selfie on August 30. Katy and Orlando Bloom announced the birth of their
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo brushed off concerns that his administration was undercounting nursing home deaths due to COVID-19 by not counting nursing home residents who died in hospitals. Unlike the federal government and other states, New York is the
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to cover up his response to the coronavirus outbreak in New York nursing homes, Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean said on Thursday. “In the beginning of this, he said, ‘If you have a problem,
The coronavirus crept into Heartland Health Care Center, a nursing home in Moline, Ill., on the last day of July, when a member of the nursing staff tested positive. It was an ominous sign: The virus can spread through a
One spring evening in the early 1980s, Maria Brown, a Black nursing assistant in a Tulsa retirement home, visited the room of one of her favorite residents. He was a well-traveled white man in his 70s and she often sat
A former nursing assistant at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia has been charged with second-degree murder in the deaths of seven patients. Prosecutors said that Reta Mays, who worked at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs
As coronavirus cases surge across the country, hospitals, nursing homes and private medical practices are facing a problem many had hoped would be resolved by now: a dire shortage of respirator masks, isolation gowns and disposable gloves that protect front-line
Lottie Smith, 82, seen after a fall in late May. Her daughter is suing the Westchester nursing home where she’s a resident. | Provided Westchester Health and Rehabilitation Center has 46 reported COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths, according to the
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo repeated his assertion that the criticism he has received for nursing home coronavirus deaths is nothing more than politics, yet repeatedly dodged the question of whether or not senior centers in his state are currently safe.
A heartless hospice chain prodded its sales reps to sneak into hospitals and nursing homes in search of terminally ill patients at the height of the coronavirus pandemic — even if it meant falsely posing as staff, a new lawsuit
ImageLakeview Terrace, a nursing home in Los Angeles, evicted RC Kendrick, an 88-year-old man with dementia.Credit…Andrew Cullen for The New York Times Good morning. (Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t already get California Today by email.) There’s a lot going
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday again defended his administration’s now-scrapped nursing home policy that critics say contributed to thousands of coronavirus deaths, slamming the controversy as “a shiny object” and “pure politics.” Cuomo’s comments came during an interview
Like all nursing home workers in New York State, Shikilia Davis is required to get a test for coronavirus twice a week, part of a state order aimed at containing the startling death toll of residents in nursing homes. But
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is calling for all residents and health care workers at skilled nursing facilities to be tested for the new coronavirus to try to slow the spread of the illness. The state’s Department of Public Health issued
A 20-year-old Detroit nursing home patient has been arrested for assault and battery after a video shared on social media showed a 75-year-old patient in the same facility being punched By The Associated Press May 23, 2020, 5:17 PM 1
With deaths mounting at the nation’s nursing homes, the White House strongly recommended to governors Monday that all residents and staff at such facilities be tested for the coronavirus in the next two weeks. Why the government is not ordering
At least 25,600 residents and workers have died from the coronavirus at nursing homes and other long-term care facilities for older adults in the United States, according to a New York Times database. The virus so far has infected more
A 90-year-old nursing home resident touches her window to make contact with a caregiver. | Getty They’re more likely to have residents die of the coronavirus than highly rated facilities, a Sun-Times investigation found. A Cook County commissioner is calling
For nearly two months, many nursing homes nationwide have been on virtual lockdown. Families of residents are not allowed inside, vendors have to drop deliveries outside and the only people coming in and out are health care workers and assistants.
New York state has reported more than 1,700 previously undisclosed deaths at nursing homes and adult care facilities as the state faces scrutiny over how it has protected vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic. At least 4,813 people have died
NEW YORK — Faced with 20,000 coronavirus deaths and counting, the nation’s nursing homes are pushing back against a potential flood of lawsuits with a sweeping lobbying effort to get states to grant them emergency protection from claims of inadequate
As the coronavirus took root and began to spread in nursing homes around the country, at least 15 states took action to limit lawsuits over deaths, injuries and decisions at the facilities By The Associated Press May 3, 2020, 2:03