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COVID-19 testing

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As coronavirus challenges mounted last year, officials scrambled to move resources around where needs were greatest.
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Even when sick, immigrant workers often feel like they have no choice but to show up at the job — they have to work to survive.
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Can a new strategy targeting the hardest-hit communities help bring the surging epidemic under control?
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Recently, state and county officials rolled out plans for mass COVID-19 testing in nursing homes. But there’s no roadmap for widespread testing in another senior care venue: assisted living facilities.
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Management stockpiled protective equipment. They informed residents that they would be sheltering in place. They acted ahead of the recommendations. Still, six of the residents died.
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COVID-19 testing varies widely across San Diego senior facilities. The state and county aim to induce widespread testing in senior homes, but advocates say these efforts are moving too slowly and lack teeth.
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Testing is considered a major requirement on the path back to normal, and as the president has made clear, it's largely up to the states to find the way. Are states in the Mountain West up to the task?

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