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Will my loved one be penalized for reporting negligent care during the COVID-19 pandemic in a Baton Rouge nursing home?

  The new data released by the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) shows nursing homes account for nearly half of the state’s total coronavirus deaths, with at least 152 resident deaths occurring in Baton Rouge Parish as of June 1,…
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How is North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll relevant to nursing homes in the state? 

With over 37,600 deaths, nursing home fatalities now account for nearly 40% of COVID-19 related deaths in the U.S., and in many states they account for over 50% of related deaths, shining a negative light on a compromised standard of healthcare…
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Are North Carolina nursing home staff shortages a reason for high COVID-19 deaths?

Immunity. Nursing homes have not explicitly been included in the immunity language set out from the federal government to protect healthcare workers during the COVID-19 crisis.  Staffing shortages and infection control violations have been…
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Has community mitigation helped New Hampshire nursing homes control COVID-19?

New Hampshire took steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes by making sure that personal protective equipment was available, separating sick residents from healthy ones, and reducing visitation to the facilities, but these delayed…
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Did infection control protocols fail against COVID-19 in New Jersey nursing homes?

Failed safety measures. The shared resources and intimate living spaces of nursing homes have proven to be the perfect setting for communicable diseases, such as COVID-19, to spread like wildfire among the vulnerable elder at-risk communities…
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How can families address New Mexico nursing home negligence related to COVID-19?

Resident safety. Nursing homes and long term care facilities are responsible to keep residents safe from harm, and attend to their health, supported by measures outlined in state and local guidelines.  Under Federal Regulation 42 CFR sec.…