Nursing homes

Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center
Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center
Jeff Oravitz
July 02, 2020 - 11:12 am
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Pennsylvania's Senior care facilities and nursing homes have been greatly impacted.
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Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, speaks with reporters about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room of the White House, Friday, May 22, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
May 24, 2020 - 9:05 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff member be tested for the coronavirus within 14 days. It’s not going to happen. A review by The Associated Press found that at least half of the states are not going to meet...
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Brighton Wellness and Rehabilitation Center
Brighton Wellness and Rehabilitation Center
Andrew Limberg
May 19, 2020 - 3:22 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Health released long-sought data Tuesday showing the names of long-term care facilities with coronavirus cases and deaths.
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Elderly woman in a nursing home
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Joe DeStio
May 12, 2020 - 3:18 pm
Governor Tom Wolf says his administration plans to begin testing every resident and employee for the novel coronavirus in nursing homes and other facilities caring for older adults.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
Office of the Governor of Pennsylvania
Paul Rasmussen
May 12, 2020 - 8:48 am
A state senator is calling for the resignation of Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine.
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Mary Washington, 73, speaks through a window to her daughter, Courtney Crosby and grandchild Sydney Crosby for a Mother's Day celebration at Provident Village at Creekside senior living on Sunday, May 10, 2020, in Smyrna, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Associated Press
May 10, 2020 - 10:53 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Trump administration officials spoke optimistically about a relatively quick rebound from the coronavirus Sunday as life within the White House reflected the stark challenges still posed by the pandemic, with Vice President Mike Pence “self-isolating” after one of his aides tested...
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Coronavirus
Andrew Limberg
April 17, 2020 - 12:04 pm
There are 1,706 additional cases of coronavirus (461 more than Thursday) in Pennsylvania Friday to bring the state’s total to 29,441 in all 67 counties.
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A patient is evacuated from the Magnolia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riverside, Calif., Wednesday, April 8, 2020. More than 80 patients from a Riverside skilled nursing facility are being evacuated this morning to other healthcare locations throughout Riverside County, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Associated Press
April 12, 2020 - 10:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 3,600 deaths nationwide have been linked to coronavirus outbreaks in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, an alarming rise in just the past two weeks, according to the latest count by The Associated Press. Because the federal government has not been releasing a...
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Coronavirus
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Joe DeStio
April 01, 2020 - 6:19 pm
Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center testing positive for COVID-19 has risen
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