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Report: Covid-19 cases rising in U.S. nursing homes

Last week, the CMS reported 43,231 nursing home residents died from Covid-19 as of July 26.

Connecticut hires independent firm to review nursing home, assisted living facility...

Based in Princeton, Mathematica Policy Research – which is receiving approximately $450,000 for the project -- will develop a report that offers policy and programmatic recommendations for the governor and legislative leaders.

Nursing homes face scrutiny over handling of COVID-19

As of June 10, Connecticut’s nursing homes had recorded 8,669 confirmed COVID cases and 2,106 deaths.

Gov. Lamont orders independent probe of nursing homes’ handling of COVID-19

The governor wants the investigation concluded before the autumn.

Connecticut businesses can begin self-certification for Phase 2 reopening

The state also announced camping will open for the summer recreation season beginning July 8.

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.