COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Federal Funding Runs Out For Key Virus Containment Program In Nursing HomesWolf administration officials said Wednesday the state does not have the money to maintain a key feature of its response to coronavirus outbreaks in Pennsylvania’s nursing homes, and are working to retain a short-term, scaled-down model now that federal funding ran out.
Vincentian Home, Westmoreland Manor Among First Long-Term Care Facilities In Pa. To Begin Administering COVID-19 VaccineLong-term care facilities across Pennsylvania have started administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 In West Virginia: New Record Set For Weekly Cases In The State As More Vaccines ShipWest Virginia set another weekly record for positive coronavirus cases and deaths as it awaits an influx of vaccines from Moderna.
COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Long-Term Care Facilities See Highest Coronavirus Case Numbers YetBack in July, we saw an average of 40 residents in nursing homes and long-term care facilities testing positive each week across the state.
COVID-19 Fatigue Hitting Especially Hard In Nursing HomesWe’re all experiencing varying degrees of COVID fatigue, but it’s really setting in for our loved ones at nursing homes.
Nursing Home Industry Sues Pa., Says State Illegally Withheld Funds During PandemicThe nursing home industry has filed suit against Pennsylvania, claiming the state illegally withheld more than $150 million that was intended to help long-term care facilities shoulder the financial burden of the coronavirus pandemic.
Firefighters And Nursing Homes Fighting To Get COVID-19 Vaccine FirstThe nation’s Secretary of Health and Human Services says people could be getting coronavirus vaccines before Christmas.
Squirrel Hill's Charles Morris Nursing Home Set To Close In January; Others May FollowRobert Wyner delivered flowers to his 96-year-old mother Rose Friday along with some very bad news.
Pa. Health Care Association Raising Voting Concerns For Long-Term Care Facility ResidentsPennsylvania's leading advocacy organization says long-term care providers need to ensure their residents are able to vote in next month's election.
1 More Westmoreland Manor Resident Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Bringing Total To 105One more resident has tested positive for coronavirus at the Westmoreland Manor.
Local Doctor Concerned About Accuracy As Government Sends States Millions Of Rapid Coronavirus TestsThe government is sending millions of rapid coronavirus test kits to each state. The idea is to use these in schools and nursing homes.
Westmoreland Manor Reports 12 More Residents, 1 More Employee Test Positive For CoronavirusWestmoreland Manor says 12 more residents have tested positive, bringing the total to 32.
Pennsylvania Nursing Home Advocates Begging For Emergency FundingOur state's leading advocates for nursing homes and long-term care facilities are begging for help.
Pennsylvania Department Of Health Inspects Nursing Homes For ViolationsThe Pennsylvania Department of Health conducted 635 nursing home inspections last month.
Dr. Levine Provides Updated Coronavirus Testing Guidance For Nursing HomesPennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine released updated coronavirus guidance for nursing home facilities on Thursday.