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  • Home health workers: Big hearts, small paychecks

    The New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester)

    Chris Sununu last week unveiled a new program, funded by federal dollars, to help support those who work in long-term care facilities or in patients' homes. Some employees had to stay home with young children or were in quarantine. They joked and ribbed each other as they strolled outside in the sunshine. The toughest part of this whole crisis? "The isolation," Carpenter said.

  • Coronavirus: "Nightmarish conditions," infections, abuse in facilities owned by local nursing home operators

    San Jose Mercury News

    April 19-- Apr. 19--Lack of controls to stop dangerous infections. Staffing so thin the facility can't provide proper care for patients. That data showed Gateway with 33 staff and 69 patient infections, a jump from the 66 total figure Alameda County released Thursday.

  • Federal law says coronavirus testing should be covered, but patients are still being asked to pay

    The Arizona Daily Star

    April 19-- Apr. 19--Leah Cox did not intend on getting tested for the new coronavirus. She asked if she needed to pay before she left. Patients hospitalized with respiratory symptoms are given priority.

  • Carrie Rengers: 'The genie's out of the bottle,' and telehealth is on its way to being the new norm

    The Wichita Eagle

    Overall, though, Pickard said she's seeing benefits with telehealth now that rules surrounding it have relaxed.

  • Limited testing, high-profile defiance hamper coronavirus response in North Idaho

    The Idaho Statesman

    They made up about 24% of the COVID-19 tests processed by the state lab during the first three weeks of March. Bonner General Hospital, Boundary Community Hospital and Gritman Medical Center each sent 10. Will you join us now?" Victoria says she and her family have diligently stayed at home except for essential trips to the grocery store.

  • How Trump let the US fall behind the curve on coronavirus threat

    Los Angeles Times

    By then, Thailand and Japan were reporting confirmed coronavirus infections. Peter Navarro, Trump's director of trade and manufacturing policy, suggested stopping travel from China in a memo written the same day the task force was announced. But his continued downplaying of the coronavirus threat so alarmed Fauci and Dr.

  • Inside a Waterford nursing home infected with COVID-19

    The Day

    On Monday, Bayview passed a state Department of Public Health inspection. Elsewhere in New London County, five residents of the 128-bed Harbor Village nursing home in New London have tested positive and one person has died, according to the state. On Thursday, The Courant reported the death of a 52-year-old nurse who worked at West River Healthcare Center in Milford.

  • Millage for Allegan County medical care facility on August ballot

    The Honolulu Star-Advertiser

    If they aren't able to pay their bills, where do these folks go?" But being the place that doesn't turn anyone away comes at a financial cost. Assessed value is usually about half of the market value of a residence. And if the millage doesn't pass in August?

  • COVID-19 related closings, changes in East Mississippi

    The Meridian Star

    Students planning to order regalia are urged to do so as quickly as possible. There are locations in Meridian, Laurel, Ellisville, Columbia and Picayune. Children must be present to receive a meal.

  • Inside a Waterford nursing home infected with COVID-19

    The Day

    On Monday, Bayview passed a state Department of Public Health inspection. Elsewhere in New London County, five residents of the 128-bed Harbor Village nursing home in New London have tested positive and one person has died, according to the state. On Thursday, The Courant reported the death of a 52-year-old nurse who worked at West River Healthcare Center in Milford.

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