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The union representing the nursing home workers said state's proposal failed to “lift nursing home workers out of poverty and improve staffing numbers for direct care services."
The union maintains that workers at 51 nursing homes have remained on the job so far despite their contracts having expired on March 15.
"We don’t always agree," Kelly (R-Stratford) says of Gov. Ned Lamont. "I don’t expect for us to always agree, but as long as discussions can be held in a candid and frank way, we can work together."
In addition, the Lamont administration "still unbelievably does not have a plan for a second wave and only now is organizing this working group," says State Sen. Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford), Ranking Member of the General Assembly’s Aging Committee.
The move follows a newly issued directive from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
In Fairfield County there have been 18,385 confirmed and 750 “probable” cases, along with 1,103 confirmed and 314 probable deaths related to the virus.
Infections rates of at least 50% were recorded in 19 nursing homes.
Last week, the CMS reported 43,231 nursing home residents died from Covid-19 as of July 26.
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.
As of June 10, Connecticut’s nursing homes had recorded 8,669 confirmed COVID cases and 2,106 deaths.
The governor wants the investigation concluded before the autumn.
The state also announced camping will open for the summer recreation season beginning July 8.
New York state is willing to work with the owners of major sports teams to enable them to begin their seasons as soon as...
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...
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