Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the nursing home: Testing can help stop the spread, but who should pay? – The New York Times

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the nursing home: Testing can help stop the spread, but who should pay? – The New York Times

“Like all nursing home workers in New York State, Shikilia Davis is required to get a test for coronavirus twice a week, part of a state order aimed at containing the startling death toll of residents in nursing homes,” Katie Thomas writes for The New York times. “But late last month, Ms. Davis said her […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the nursing home: An occupational therapist’s experiences

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the nursing home: An occupational therapist’s experiences

Continuing our series of interviews with doctors and other medical personnel in the era of Covid-19: A recently graduated occupational therapist in a nursing home told us what her life is like in the era of Covid-19. Here, she tells us how she was pushed into working at a nursing home due to Covid-related hiring […]