New York nursing homes now can allow residents to have visitors

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributor/March 26th, 2021 (The Center Square) – The New York State Department of Health informed all nursing homes late Thursday that residents can receive visitors. The move puts the state in line with current federal recommendations regarding the coronavirus. DOH sent a memo to nursing home officials informing

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FBI Cuomo Probe Seeks Details on Deal to Shield Nursing Homes from COVID Lawsuits

Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Mar 18 at 5:47pm EDTby THE CITY FBI investigators probing the Cuomo administration’s handling of nursing homes during the pandemic last spring are seeking information about a state budget provision that gave operators legal immunity, THE CITY has learned.  In recent weeks, FBI officials have been

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Cuomo: ‘Nothing to investigate’ regarding New York’s nursing home deaths, failure to release data

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/February 15th, 2021 (The Center Square) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that the state’s delay in reporting data about nursing home deaths due to COVID-19 was a mistake that allowed for misinformation to fill the void and create confusion about the situation. Still, he said “there

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Report accuses New York of sending more than 9,000 recovering from COVID-19 back into nursing homes in spring 2020

By Delphine Luneau | The Center Square/February 11th, 2021 (The Center Square) – A report Thursday evening that New York sent more than 9,000 patients recovering from COVID-19 back into nursing homes in the spring of 2020 met immediate pushback from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration. The Associated Press said that 9,056 people were returned to long-term care

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