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Louisiana nursing homes came under scrutiny for failing to test staff and residents for coronavirus months after the pandemic began

Investigations around the state revealed that many nursing homes in Louisiana were not taking adequate precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.  Reporting shows that the state’s nursing homes are way behind on testing and…
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Mississippi and other state governments are still trying to understand the magnitude of coronavirus infections in nursing homes

Local news for Jackson, Mississippi reported on measures being taken by governments around the country to determine what caused the coronavirus outbreak to become so severe in nursing homes. Government shows increasing concern about the state…
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South Carolina nursing homes could face a disaster if coronavirus cases continue to rise

Local news for Columbia, South Carolina reported on an increase of coronavirus cases that could seriously affect hospital capacity and nursing homes in the state. Coronavirus cases rising as testing increases The South Carolina Department…
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Boca Raton area nursing homes have reported several deaths due to the coronavirus

When a nursing home experiences any kind of infection that spreads through the staff and patients, the results are often disastrous. The pandemic of 2020 highlighted this serious problem while states around the country took various measures…
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How do I report suspected nursing home abuse in a South Carolina nursing home?

In South Carolina there are discrete methods to report abuse, neglect, or exploitation by a negligent caregiver without endangering a nursing home resident further. A long term living residence, or nursing home caregiver attends to the vulnerable…
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Iowa government nursing home finds more coronavirus cases in elderly veterans

An Iowa nursing home for veterans was struggling to contain the coronavirus outbreak as some residents tested positive. Veteran’s home reports new cases and becomes an area of concern The facility located in Marshalltown found that at…
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Jackson Mississippi area court ruling forces nursing homes to tell the public about coronavirus cases and deaths

Local news for Jackson, Mississippi reported on the list of nursing homes with coronavirus cases that was published after a court ruling required the publication of infections in homes around the state. It became apparent that the pandemic had…
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Columbia nursing homes could see a surge in new coronavirus infections and deaths

Local health officials and others were concerned about a growing number of coronavirus cases in South Carolina, which could disproportionately affect people staying in nursing homes. The elderly and those who are already in poor health have…
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Nursing homes in Louisiana finally see good news that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic may be over

Local news for New Orleans, Louisiana reported on a slowdown of coronavirus cases infecting nursing homes. However, there was some debate related to the reasons for this drop in new infections and whether the pandemic may be ending or not.  Louisiana’s…
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Boca Raton area nursing home employees will be closely monitored for coronavirus infections

Florida is working towards increased coronavirus testing for nursing home employees. This comes after the realization that the elderly and ill would be most at risk for death, based on data collected about the new virus over the last several…