Nursing Homes With Histories Of Infection-Related Problems Lacked Transparency As COVID-19 Outbreaks Spread
Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities Hiring For Roles Needed To Keep Residents SafeMany assisted living facilities, nursing homes and retirement communities are taking extra measures to keep their residents safe.
Coronavirus Deaths At Nursing Homes Account For Nearly Half Of Illinois' Overall Death Toll; Expert Calls That 'A Major Underestimate'Dr. Howard Ehrman, who headed up the response to the Ebola crisis in Will County as chief medical officer in the 2010s, believes even that number is "a major underestimate."
Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels“Chicago’s nursing home workers have been at the forefront of this unprecedented public health crisis as they continue to serve our most vulnerable residents and individuals suffering from COVID-19."
Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With Tentative 2-Year Deal With SEIU WorkersUnion leaders have said that the pandemic revealed long-standing issues including low wages, short staffing and lack of adequate supplies inside nursing homes.
Nursing Home Workers Threaten Strike In Midst Of PandemicWorkers at 40 Chicago-area nursing homes announced Monday they have set a May 8 strike date over wages as many of the facilities are treating patients suffering from the coronavirus.
Concern About COVID-19 Deaths In Nursing Homes Grows In DuPage County, Around State
Push For Help From State Of Illinois As Nursing Home Patients Die Of COVID-19 At Shocking RateNursing home patients in Illinois are dying at an alarming rate due to COVID-19, and families want answers and help from the state.
Call Mounts In Chicago For Governors Around Country To Protect Seniors In Nursing Homes Amid COVID-19 Pandemic“Save Our Seniors” – that was the call to action at a news conference Sunday evening.
Social Distancing For Coronavirus Outbreak May Mean Woman Won't Get To Say Goodbye To Mother In HospiceMany of us are facing tough decisions about closings and social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic – but those with loved ones in nursing home hospice care might never get to say goodbye in person.
8 Die At Florida Nursing Home In Irma's Sweltering AftermathEight patients at a sweltering nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of Florida's 4 million senior citizens amid power outages that could go on for days.