New coronavirus threat: Florida limits nursing homes visits

The governor took the step by executive order as public universities shuttered classrooms in favor of distance learning, a day after the state announced eight new infections. The disease has killed two people in Florida and infected more than two dozen others overall in Florida.

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

Ron Nunziato, the CEO of Extended Care LLC, a consulting company that works with the nursing center, represented the facility at a press conference Sunday held by county health officials. He said the facility began screening staff and residents, increased cleaning and restricted visitors before the first positive test for a resident was confirmed on […]

Grim find: Bodies of virus victims in Spanish nursing homes

Madrid has also turned two city hotels into hospitals to help with the overflow of virus patients and plans to convert five others. Madrid’s hotel association has offered 40 hotels to help medical workers. Madrid also set up a field hospital in the Ifema trade fair complex, where the U.N. climate conference COP25 was held […]

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

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 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 of […]

Maine delays tax deadline, steps up help for nursing homes

For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, or death.

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.