nursing homes

The advocacy group for residents of Pennsylvania’s long-term care facilities disputes state data regarding vaccinations. Earlier this month, the Pennsylvania Department of Health said 80% of nursing home residents had been vaccinated and half of the staff.

In our regular Friday feature, “What You Need to Know,” WLVR’s Brad Klein speaks with News Director Jen Rehill about the week’s top local news.

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.


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