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Is Cuomo Directive to Blame for Nursing Home COVID Deaths, as US Official Claims?

“Does the #DemConvention know @NYGovCuomo forced nursing homes across NY to take in COVID positive patients and planted the seeds of infection that killed thousands of grandmothers and grandfathers?” — Michael Caputo, assistant secretary for public affairs, Department of Health and Human Services, in an Aug. 17 tweet This story was produced in partnership with… Read More »

HHS to provide COVID-19 tests to every nursing home in the U.S. starting with hotspot facilities

The Department of Health and Human Services is set to distribute rapid point-of-care diagnostic test instruments and tests to every nursing home in the nation, beginning with the facilities in COVID-19 hotspots next week. Nursing homes prioritized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will be sent one diagnostic testing instrument, either the BD… Read More »