N.Y. Health officials: Data shows staff, not resident admissions, drove COVID-19 in nursing homes

Ken BellLTC News

Skilled Nursing News (07/06/2020) – Citing the timeline of infection and death rates at nursing homes, health officials in New York on Monday asserted that asymptomatic staffers were a primary driver of COVID-19 cases in long-term care facilities — and not, as many have suggested, a controversial state mandate requiring nursing homes to accept positive patients. Full story »