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Two reporters share how they cleared tall hurdles to paint a harrowing portrait of COVID-19's... more »
posted 12/10/20
A series of tragic deaths at these care facilities in recent years may point to systemic... more »
posted 03/24/20

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As the state battles a new coronavirus surge, public health officials and lawmakers are grappling with how to better prepare skilled nursing facilities for the next infectious disease crisis.
In a recent survey, more than three-quarters of nursing home residents said they did not leave their rooms to socialize.
Nursing home workers like Eyvette Diane Pascascio are among the most vulnerable and arguably most overlooked heroes of this pandemic.