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Month: August 2020

WINK NEWS: Is a COVID-19 cover-up leading to case spread at a Fort Myers nursing home?

Reporter: Lauren Sweeney Workers from Heritage Park Rehabilitation and Healthcare, who wished to remain anonymous, told WINK News that they are not being informed about possible infections of COVID-19 at the

Reuters: Florida’s Care Workers Battle to Protect the Elderly

BY ZACHARY FAGENSON AND LYNSEY WEATHERSPOON  17 AUGUST 2020 No place seems safe for Elonda English, not even her car. Just after sunrise on a recent Wednesday she emerged from an overnight

Governor DeSantis Should Include Caregivers on LTC Task Force

Statement from 1199SEIU’s Roxey Nelson Calling on Governor DeSantis to Include Caregivers on LTC Task Force “Nursing home caregivers have the biggest role and second biggest stake in long-term care

Naughty List—13 Nursing Homes that Failed to Provide Adequate PPE to Protect Seniors and Caregivers

With the coronavirus still ravaging the state of Florida, it’s more important than ever that nursing home workers have the personal protective equipment (PPE) they need to keep their residents