nursing homes

U.S. Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey are teaming up on bipartisan legislation for nursing home reform.

While Pennsylvania continues to experience a rise in daily coronavirus cases, state health officials say they are handling outbreaks better in long-term care facilities better than in the spring.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health Thursday released new guidance for testing asymptomatic nursing home residents and staff.

The state has completed baseline testing for COVID-19 at nursing homes, and is planning to expand to other groups.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health continues efforts to reduce the number of COVID-19 patients in nursing homes by testing the more than 84,000 residents as well as staff members for the virus.


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