SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Friday administered its first available shots of coronavirus vaccines to people at long-term care facilities, launching a mass immunization campaign that health authorities hope will restore some level of normalcy by the end of the year.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania on Thursday used a hearing to ask Gov. Tom Wolf's top health official whether it was a mistake to order COVID-19 patients to be readmitted to nursing homes, although it is not clear the policy led to an outbreak or death.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers challenged the state's health commissioner Thursday on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget cuts and his administration's lack of transparency on outbreaks at nursing homes.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — At least 85,000 nursing home staff, home health aides and other direct care workers in Michigan will lose a $2 hourly pandemic pay raise next week if the Republican-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer do not enact COVID-19 relief aid.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — At the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, two Democratic governors on opposite ends of the country were hailed as heroes for their leadership in a crisis. Now they're leaders on the ropes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Some television shows age much better than others.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed to “destroy” him during a private phone call last week for criticizing his handling of COVID-19 outbreaks at nursing homes.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Although many nursing homes continue to accept new residents, Ohio's two homes for veterans still aren't accepting additional patients nearly a year after the coronavirus pandemic first hit the state.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seal oil has been a staple in the diet of Alaska’s Inupiat for generations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Under fire over his management of the coronavirus' lethal path through New York’s nursing homes, Gov. Andrew Cuomo insisted Monday the state didn't cover up deaths but acknowledged that officials should have moved faster to release some information sought by lawmakers, the public and the press.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wrote a book on managing the COVID-19 crisis. Now he faces intensifying accusations that he covered up the true death toll of the pandemic on nursing home residents, attacks that challenge his reputation for straight-shooting competency and could cloud his political future.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told Democrats administration worried nursing home data would "be used against us."
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 9,000 recovering coronavirus patients in New York state were released from hospitals into nursing homes early in the pandemic under a controversial order that was scrapped amid criticisms it accelerated outbreaks, according to new records obtained by The Associated Press.
NEW YORK (AP) — Records: Over 9,000 coronavirus patients in New York were released from hospitals into nursing homes under state order.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers moved forward Thursday with a proposal to change visitation restrictions at the state’s health and residential care sites amid concerns about residents’ declining interactions with loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic.
ROME (AP) — The Vatican is calling for a new paradigm of care for the elderly after what it calls the “massacre” wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, which has disproportionately killed elderly people living in nursing homes.
Here’s what’s happening Sunday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.:
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Less than half of staff members at Kentucky long-term care facilities have been vaccinated for COVID-19, in part because many refused vaccination, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. Now some of those people are changing their minds, leading to complications in the vaccine distribution.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Coronavirus cases have dropped at U.S. nursing homes and other long-term care facilities over the past few weeks, offering a glimmer of hope that health officials attribute to the start of vaccinations, an easing of the post-holiday surge and better prevention, among other reasons.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage home for older adults has reopened its doors to family members and others eager to see the residents after a lockdown of 11 months.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. (AP) — Lynda Hartman needed a hug.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois public health officials said Wednesday that they will divert unused COVID-19 vaccine doses intended for long-term care facility residents to the supply for other prioritized recipients.
Religion and horror are hardly novel bedfellows, but writer-director Rose Glass crafts something fresh of the construct in her promising debut “ Saint Maud.” The film follows the psychological undoing of a devout hospice nurse who becomes obsessed with saving the soul of her terminally ill patient.