nursing homes

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo says visitors will now be allowed for patients at hospitals and residents of group homes for the developmentally disabled. But nursing home visits remain off limits for now.

Seth Wenig / AP

Nursing home residents in New York have not been allowed to visit in-person with loved ones in three months. But new guidance on the issue is expected soon. 

Jean-Francois Badias / AP

Seven Connecticut nursing homes have been fined more than $42,000 since March as a result of ongoing inspections by the state Department of Public Health.

Frank Franklin II / AP

An association of Connecticut nursing homes and assisted living facilities supports Governor Ned Lamont’s order for an independent analysis of their response to COVID-19. But they say it should also include the state government’s response.

U.S. Senate

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says nearly 70% of all COVID-19 cases in the country are residents of nursing homes or assisted living facilities.