nursing homes

Nursing home visitation bill is called a Catch-22 by staff

On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill to allow two or more designated family members to visit their loved ones in nursing home facilities. The bill...
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Tue, 03/30/2021 - 2:22pm
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Connections: Discussing nursing home reform in the wake of the reported Cuomo cover-up

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Cuomo administration intentionally covered up data on nursing home deaths during the first several months of...
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Mon, 03/08/2021 - 9:47am
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Reports: NY officials altered count of nursing home deaths

NEW YORK (AP) Top aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo altered a state Health Department report to obscure the true number of people killed by COVID-19 in the...
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Thu, 03/04/2021 - 7:41pm
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NY to allow visitation of nursing home residents

(WXXI News & AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced that the state will allow people to visit residents in nursing homes in accordance with...
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Fri, 02/19/2021 - 11:57am
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Pressure mounts on Cuomo over COVID deaths at nursing homes

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting challenges to his leadership on the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday as state lawmakers...
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Wed, 02/17/2021 - 7:01pm
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Connections: Discussing the state of nursing homes in New York

Governor Cuomo is facing increasing criticism over the way the state has handled COVID-19 in nursing homes. Attorney General Tish James recently...
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Thu, 02/04/2021 - 9:14am
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Connections: NYS Assemblymember Harry Bronson

We're joined by New York State Assemblymember Harry Bronson. Bronson gives us an update from Albany, including what he and his colleagues are working on...
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Mon, 02/01/2021 - 10:03am
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Advocate: More oversight needed of nursing homes in wake of attorney general's report

Advocates are calling on New York state lawmakers to put policies in place to protect nursing home residents. This comes in the wake of a report by the...
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Fri, 01/29/2021 - 11:55am
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COVID-19 surge expected to continue in coming weeks; vaccinations still underway

COVID-19 cases are at an all-time high in the Finger Lakes region as more and more front-line health care workers are getting vaccinated. At the...
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Mon, 01/04/2021 - 11:54am
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Local nursing home resident featured at Gov. Cuomo's briefing

When Governor Andrew Cuomo talked about nursing homes in New York state starting to get the COVID-19 vaccine at his Monday news conference, a Brighton...
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Tue, 12/22/2020 - 4:20am
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