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South Carolina nursing homes were given new coronavirus testing requirements

One of the primary ways that health experts recommended that the coronavirus pandemic could be contained was through regular, widespread testing.  The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control began the process to test…
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Louisiana nursing homes at risk for a second wave of coronavirus

While nursing home deaths in Louisiana from the coronavirus are still a serious source of concern, the wave of infections and deaths that came in June and July of 2020 did not claim as many lives as the early days of the pandemic in the Spring.  Summer…
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Baton Rouge nursing homes may experience more coronavirus infections due to untested staff members

Louisiana was dealing with the possibility of increased coronavirus infections in nursing homes due to staff members’ vulnerability to the virus.  Nursing home employees refusing tests poses a huge infection risk As nursing homes throughout…
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Two South Carolina nursing homes were scrutinized for allowing several residents and employees to be infected by the coronavirus in a short time span

A nursing home in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina responded to pressure to give the public more details regarding an outbreak of more than 84 cases of coronavirus in the previous month.  Department of Health reports on two facilities with…
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Louisiana takes additional measures to keep nursing home residents safe during the pandemic as cases increase

As coronavirus cases began to surge in June and July of 2020, Louisiana experienced some of its worst infection numbers of the entire pandemic in nursing homes around the state. Baton Rouge mayor discusses nursing home outbreaks and new mask…
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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…