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Nebraska COVID-19 nursing home cases account for the majority of state deaths.

While the COVID-19 virus has not been as damaging to the health of younger people in the U.S., it is taking a heavy toll on minority populations, and nursing homes and long term care facilities are hardest hit in Nebraska, accounting for about…
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Will blanket immunity be granted to Kentucky nursing homes for COVID-19 deaths?

A state of disaster emergency was declared by Kentucky’s Governor Beshear on March 6, 2020, addressing the public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 virus. As of April 24th, Kentucky has confirmed COVID-19 cases at 59 of its long-term…
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Will Iowa nursing homes have to compensate residents, or families for COVID-19- related illnesses?

Iowa’s Governor announced this past Monday that more than half of the Iowans who have died of COVID-19 were residents of long-term care centers and all but two of those people were older than 60. Increased testing will soon be available at…
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How successful are Hawaii’s actions to keep nursing home residents safe from COVID-19?

Most of the United States are dealing with increased deaths due to COVID-19 in nursing homes and long term care residential facilities.  As of April 10, Hawaii had still managed to keep this vulnerable population safe from a disease that has…