DOH Commissioner Defends NJ Nursing Home COVID Response

DOH Commissioner Defends NJ Nursing Home COVID Response

DOH Commissioner Defends NJ Nursing Home COVID Response: Amid ongoing claims that the state’s efforts fell short in combatting the COVID crisis in New Jersey’s long-term care facilities, Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli defended the state’s response to the...
Pandemic Restrictions to Be Relaxed for Fully Vaccinated Residents at NJ Nursing Homes

Pandemic Restrictions to Be Relaxed for Fully Vaccinated Residents at NJ Nursing Homes

Pandemic Restrictions Relaxed for Fully Vaccinated Nursing Home Residents: With an eye to supporting residents’ physical, mental, and emotional health, a new DOH directive signals a return to normal. The continued decline of new COVID cases and hospitalizations and...
Federal Appeals Court Says State Pandemic Lawsuits Can Proceed against Two NJ Nursing Homes

Federal Appeals Court Says State Pandemic Lawsuits Can Proceed against Two NJ Nursing Homes

State Pandemic Lawsuits Proceed against NJ Nursing Homes: Rejecting the operator’s claim that pandemic lawsuits should be heard in federal court, a federal appeals court ruled that the negligence claims brought against two New Jersey nursing homes should proceed in...