Ducey wants nursing home oversight board axed after failures
May. 04, 2021 03:39 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed routine legislation that would have allowed the board that oversees licenses and certifications for managers...
Nursing home workers can skip COVID-19 tests if vaccinated
May. 03, 2021 04:25 PM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fully vaccinated employees in Ohio's nursing homes and assisted living facilities will no longer have to undergo twice-weekly testing for...
New Mexico relaxing rules on nursing home visits in pandemic
Mar. 25, 2021 12:01 AM EDT
Local pharmacists step up in COVID-19 vaccination effort
By Joyce M. Rosenberg Mar. 08, 2021 08:05 AM EST
Medical examiner says office identified many COVID-19 deaths
By Susan Haigh And Pat Eaton-Robb Feb. 23, 2021 03:31 PM EST
Dr. James Gill, the state's chief medical examiner, told Connecticut legislators Tuesday that his investigators have “identified many deaths” that should have...
Governor signs liability shield, intends to lift mask rule
By Iris Samuels Feb. 10, 2021 05:13 PM EST
Ohio to give nursing home workers 2nd chance at vaccine
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Feb. 09, 2021 05:19 PM EST
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nursing home workers who declined the coronavirus vaccine during the first round of shots will be given another opportunity to take it,...
Coronavirus cases drop at US homes for elderly and infirm
By Jay Reeves Feb. 05, 2021 01:03 PM EST
Anchorage senior home opens to visitors after long lockdown
Feb. 05, 2021 09:10 AM EST
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage home for older adults has reopened its doors to family members and others eager to see the residents after a lockdown of...
'Hug tent' provides safe embraces at Colorado elderly home
By Thomas Peipert Feb. 05, 2021 12:09 AM EST
Long-term care homes demand more vaccine from Pennsylvania
By Michael Rubinkam Feb. 04, 2021 06:24 PM EST
The long-term care industry is calling on Pennsylvania to devote more of the state’s share of COVID-19 vaccine to nursing homes, personal care homes and...
Anxiety grows as long-term care awaits COVID-19 vaccines
By Tom Murphy Jan. 31, 2021 09:18 AM EST
Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes
By Tom Murphy Jan. 21, 2021 08:51 AM EST
Additional 37 Minnesotans have died of the coronavirus
Jan. 16, 2021 05:19 PM EST
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An additional 37 people have died due to coronavirus complications in Minnesota and there have been 1,529 new positive cases, state health...
State prioritizes over 70, underlying conditions for vaccine
By Amy Beth Hanson Jan. 09, 2021 11:35 AM EST
Iowa virus vaccinations offer hope to nursing home residents
By David Pitt Dec. 29, 2020 12:17 PM EST
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Coronavirus vaccinations began this week in Iowa's nursing homes and officials said Tuesday that, although it will take weeks to...
CVS, Walgreens begin Wisconsin nursing home vaccinations
By Todd Richmond Dec. 28, 2020 04:07 PM EST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two pharmacy chains have launched a massive effort Monday to inject tens of thousands of Wisconsin nursing home residents and workers with...
Indiana expands COVID-19 vaccination efforts after holidays
Dec. 28, 2020 01:18 PM EST
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials reported 2,494 new coronavirus infections and 43 additional deaths Monday as administration of a vaccine began for...
Minnesota green-lights youth sports games starting Jan. 14
By Mohamed Ibrahim Dec. 28, 2020 12:56 PM EST
Rhode Island nursing home vaccination effort starts Monday
Dec. 28, 2020 09:08 AM EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An effort to administer the coronavirus vaccine to about 7,500 residents and 10,000 workers at nursing homes across Rhode Island...