Protecting Residents of Nursing Homes from Pandemics

June 30, 2020 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce

Last modified July 1, 2020

When the first wave of COVID-19 hit the U.S. earlier this year, America failed to protect older people living in long-term care facilities. Although only 0.5% of Americans live in nursing homes, nursing home residents have accounted for a quarter of deaths from the pandemic to date. In a video chat Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 1 p.m., STAT News will gather experts from across the country to discuss how our society can introduce better policies and technologies to safeguard vulnerable people from COVID-19 and other disease outbreaks in the future. Learn more here.

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