nursing homes

C19: Nursing Homes Post Pandemic

Feb 10, 2021
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Addressing the problems in nursing homes in New York. A major case dismissed in Connecticut , and a new proposal for the Connecticut's

 budget.

The New York Capitol Building in Albany
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The New York state Senate advanced several bills that would address problems in the state’s nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, as outlined in a recent Attorney General’s report which also found that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration significantly undercounted nursing home deaths.

C19: Getting The Vaccine Out In Connecticut

Feb 9, 2021
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A watchdog sued New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to get data on deaths in nursing homes, delays in the sentencing of Bridgeport’s former police chief, and combating discrimination in the workplace.

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Here’s the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in the region:

On Long Island, the seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate dropped to 5.4%. The rest of New York dipped to 4.4%, the lowest seven-day positivity rate since December 1.

Judge Orders Release Of N.Y. Data On Nursing Home Deaths

Feb 4, 2021
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A state judge ordered the New York State Department of Health to release records about nursing home residents who died of COVID-19 in a Wednesday ruling that said the agency's failure to do so already was a “violation” of New York's open government law.

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