CDC Investigates Link between Unvaccinated Workers and Increasing Nursing Home Cases

CDC Investigates Link between Unvaccinated Workers and Increasing Nursing Home Cases

Investigation on Unvaccinated Workers and Increasing Nursing Home Cases Correspondence:  Low vaccination rates among American nursing home workers are being linked to a recent rise in nursing home COVID cases and deaths, says an Associated Press article. The Centers...
Nursing Home Staffing Shortages Prevent Philadelphia Hospitals from Discharging Patients to Facilities

Nursing Home Staffing Shortages Prevent Philadelphia Hospitals from Discharging Patients to Facilities

Nursing Home Staffing Shortages Prevent Philadelphia Hospitals from Discharging Patients to Facilities: The problem of assisted care understaffing came to the fore during January’s omicron COVID-19 surge as Philadelphia hospitals had nowhere to discharge their elderly...
Nursing Home Staffing Issues May Worsen with Federal Vaccine Mandate

Nursing Home Staffing Issues May Worsen with Federal Vaccine Mandate

Nursing Home Staffing Issues May Worsen with Federal Vaccine Mandate: Low staffing, a common cause of nursing home neglect, could increase in the wake of mandate enforcement. As announced in a CNN article, on Jan. 13 the U.S. Supreme Court voted to uphold a federal...
Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers Blocked by Federal Judge

Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers Blocked by Federal Judge

Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers Blocked by Federal Judge:  On November 30, President’ Biden’s mandate requiring hospital and nursing home workers to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 4 was blocked by a federal judge, according to a New York Times article. With his...