Ill. virus cases top 200, include 42 tied to nursing home

“We’re working with the FAA to resume normal operations as quickly and safely as possible which ultimately means having the tower back in service,” the Department of Aviation said in a statement. “Given this reality, and for their own business and network reasons, the airlines are making the decision to cancel many flights.”

Grim find: Bodies of virus victims in Spanish nursing homes

Although Spanish households have traditionally included three generations living under one roof, nursing homes have mushroomed across the country over the past two decades, with multinationals and investment funds entering the lucrative business. According to Spain’s official scientific research body, CSIC, there were 373,000 people in more than 5,400 nursing homes across the country in […]

New coronavirus threat: Florida limits nursing homes visits

A 63-year-old male New York resident who is currently in St. Johns County has tested positive. He is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is a travel-related case where this individual traveled from New York to attend Daytona Bike Week in Daytona, Florida.

For nursing homes, symptoms aren’t enough to tell who’s sick

And seven Life Care residents who tested positive had no symptoms documented in their charts, suggesting they could have harbored the virus without appearing sick. At least 30 long-term care facilities in the Seattle’s King County have had COVID-19 infections.

Oklahoma COVID-19 cases now 29, include nursing home patient

Oral Roberts University in Tulsa said an employee of a company the university contracts with for grounds maintenance tested positive for COVID-19. ORU said the man did not interact with students, his co-workers were sent home and the shop where he worked and machinery he worked with has been cleaned.

W.Va. nursing home with 28 virus cases a ‘horror story’

“I think we’re all feeling tired. It’s been a process, we’ve had very long days but everyone’s staying positive and realizes this is something we have to accomplish,” Shrader said, adding that he and others have been fielding calls from worried family members who have been barred from visiting the facility.

Nursing home is now West Virginia’s ‘ground zero’ for virus

For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks, and the overwhelming majority of people recover. But severe cases can need respirators to survive, and with infections spreading exponentially, hospitals across the country are either bracing for a coming wave […]

Nursing home has many patients with virus symptoms; 1 dead

The previous evening, Sumner officials said 19 patients from the Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation and Healing were being moved to the hospital. Some had tested positive for the disease while others were showing symptoms but awaiting test results, Sumner County Emergency Medical Services Chief Greg Miller said Friday. He also warned that the numbers could […]

Maine delays tax deadline, steps up help for nursing homes

Democratic Gov. Janet Mills said the move is important because of the threat coronavirus presents to older residents. “This new measure will financially support nursing facilities as they implement additional protections to ensure the health and safety of those they serve,” Mills said.

Longtime worker at Redmond nursing home killed by virus

Emerald Heights said in an emailed statement Friday the employee had worked there for 27 years before she died Monday. It declined to release further information about her identity or her job, citing privacy concerns, except to say she worked in a non-clinical capacity serving residents throughout its campus.