May 2020

Pennsylvania could do more to protect nursing homes from COVID-19

By alleghenyGraphics | Posted | 0 Comments

Nearly 70% of COVID-19 deaths in Pennsylvania have been in long term care facilities (PA Dept of Health on May 8, 2020); in the last five days alone 883 residents in PA long-term care facilities have died.  Allegheny County has experienced 90 of these long-term care deaths, an 84% increase in the last two weeks. The older adults and people with disabilities who live in nursing homes are vulnerable and deserve protection. Read More >