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Sports teams in New York invited to play, but without fans

New York state is willing to work with the owners of major sports teams to enable them to begin their seasons as soon as...

Cuomo to McConnell: ‘Really dumb’ to tell states to go bankrupt

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbKJA7C5SqI&feature=youtu.be “This is one of the really dumb ideas of all time,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said today about U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's...

COVID-19 LATEST: CT hospitalizations down for 2nd day; State death toll...

For the second straight day, the number of people hospitalized both in Connecticut and in Fairfield County due to complications caused by COVID-19 decreased, Gov. Ned Lamont announced today.

Cuomo issues warnings as COVID-19 outbreak moves to downhill side of...

Fast Facts: The governor chose Sunday to give thanks to: * the 1.1 million health care frontline workers, including 445,000 hospital workers in the state...

Updated figures put CT COVID-19 death toll at 335; List of...

Fairfield County still has the state’s largest number of coronavirus incidents, with 4,417 confirmed cases, 665 hospitalizations and 155 deaths.

COVID-19 LATEST: Models show county peak to hit around April 26;...

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state's lack of ventilators remains a matter of growing concern, as Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said yesterday that Connecticut could be one of the nation’s next hot spots. “Southern Connecticut is (already) one of those hot spots, and has been for some time,” the governor said.

COVID-19 LATEST: Cuomo says virus and nursing homes a ‘toxic mix’;...

Fast Facts: The governor said that nonessential workers in the state should continue to work from home for an additional two weeks through April...

Lamont offers nursing home workers raises in face of looming strike

Nursing homes that serve Medicaid patients would receive a 2% rate increase in July 2019, a 1% bump in October 2020 and a 1% raise in January 2021.

With nursing home strike looming, CT Health Dept. announces contingency plans

The department will oversee the credentials of all replacement workers and conduct unannounced daily site visits to ensure that quality standards for safety and patient care are being upheld.

Three local nursing homes fined for lapses in resident care

Jewish Senior Services of Bridgeport was fined $3,060 for an incident resulting the death of a resident with multiple sclerosis.

36 Fairfield County nursing homes to see cuts in Medicare reimbursements

Nursing homes in Norwalk, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull and Wilton are receiving Medicare’s highest penalty, a 1.98 percent reduction on each resident's Medicare payment.

Dr. Elaine Healy: Dialing back reliance on antipsychotics in ...

The fact is we have made tremendous strides in reducing the use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes across America.

Grants to provide $9M to nursing homes

Seven nursing homes were named recipients in the first round of awards.

Nursing homes to inspect retaliation policies

New legislation aims to protect seniors' rights.

Patient safety must be a reflex

Excerpted testimony of Jean Rexford, executive director of the nonprofit advocacy group Connecticut Center for Patient Safety, to the U.S. Senate Committee on Aging...