In 94 of Tennessee’s 95 counties, transmission rates are now considered above the “threshold,” meaning no visitors.
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Family says late Roberta Place resident received ‘wonderful’ care despite outbreak pressures
Family members of a Roberta Place resident who died Friday evening say the Barrie long-term care home was clearly in need of help.
Advocates call for government oversight as COVID-19 crisis unfolds at Amberwood Suites in Sudbury
Paramedic vehicles are parked outside the Amberwood Suites retirement home in Sudbury, as a crisis inside unfolds.
Even at health care facilities, employers and workers are at odds about coronavirus vaccines
Some staff in hospitals and long-term care facilities don’t want to take the COVID-19 vaccine. Here's why and what employers are trying to change their minds.
Lessons Learned: COVID and Long-Term Care Facilities
But no sector has borne the brunt of this crisis like the nursing home and long-term care profession. From the very beginning, when the first U.S. outbreak was reported in a nursing home in Kirkland, ...
How soon can Tennessee assisted living facilities expect to get vaccines?
The Tennessee Department of Health tweeted Tuesday that shipments of COVID-19 vaccines were expected to arrive this week at pharmacies across the state that would be in charge of administering the ...
Families Fight for Increased Visits to Seniors in Long-Term Care Homes
More than 30 individuals with loved ones in long-term care are calling for the province to guarantee an essential visitor is allowed for every resident of long-term care, rather than leaving the ...
As families long to visit for holidays, even more nursing homes experience COVID-19 outbreaks
Delaware now has more COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care facilities ... COVID-19 deaths at that facility. "We offer our deepest condolences to their loved ones," reads an emailed statement ...
Local long-term health care facilities preparing to administer COVID-19 vaccine
Long-term health care facilities and seniors have been some of the hardest impacted by COVID-19. As of Tuesday, the Tennessee Department ... can see their loved ones inside the facilities.
CVS to begin vaccinations at Tennessee long-term care facilities next week
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Pharmacy chain CVS said they will begin vaccinating residents and staff of long-term care facilities in Tennessee the week after Christmas. CVS Health will administer ...
Devastated long-term care facilities become the next front for Covid-19 inoculations.
Devastated long-term care facilities become the next front for ... residents hope that they will soon be able to see their loved ones in person after many months of solitude.
Tennessee State Fact Sheet
In 2010, AARP Tennessee will be working with legislators from both parties to protect lifeline programs that provide seniors with food, health care and other necessities from deep budget cuts. We will ...