Couldn’t Have Happened at a Worse Time: Nursing Homes Struggle to Increase Booster Rates as Covid Surges

Ken BellLTC News

Skilled Nursing News (01/06/2023) – As nursing home operators find themselves in the middle of a tripledemic – with Covid-19 cases, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and the flu on the rise during winter months – concerted efforts to get staff and residents boosted against Covid have fallen by the wayside.

And nursing home operators dealing with staffing shortages and burnout, and rising costs related to inflation, say that they need more support to convince residents and staff to get the latest boosters. Full story »