MDHHS Issues Order To Ensure Nursing Homes Offer On-Site COVID-19 Booster ShotsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an epidemic order to ensure residents at nursing homes have the opportunity to get COVID-19 booster shots where they reside.
Whitmer Administration Disputes Pending Report On Nursing Home DeathsGov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration disputed the methodology and conclusions in a pending report that is expected to say there were nearly 30% more coronavirus-related deaths tied to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities in Michigan than reported by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
Michigan Auditor To Review Accuracy Of Nursing Home DeathsState auditors will review the accuracy of the number of coronavirus deaths linked to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities in Michigan.
AG Nessel Declines GOP Request To Probe Nursing Home DeathsMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel declined Republicans’ request to investigate whether nursing home orders issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer led to COVID-19 deaths or if related data is inaccurate.
Macomb County Prosecutor Peter Lucido To Review Virus Deaths In Nursing HomesMacomb County’s Peter Lucido, a Republican who has criticized Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s nursing home policies in the pandemic, urged families with concerns about a relative’s “transfer, incident or death” to submit a form to local law enforcement.
COVID-19 Task Force Submits 28 Recommendations For Nursing Homes To WhitmerThe 20-member group was created by the governor to prepare for a potential second surge of COVID-19 after deaths and cases spiked in the spring
How Coronavirus Ravaged America's Nursing Homes: 'We've Gone From Long Term Care To Carnage In Five Months'Nursing homes all over the country were ravaged by COVID-19. AARP's Elaine M. Ryan shares her thoughts on the failures in care that occurred for seniors and the future of nursing homes.
Investigative Reporter Mara Schiavocampo Gives An Update On The New Jersey Nursing Home Where Police Discovered 17 Bodies In A Small Holding Room.Investigative Reporter Mara Schiavocampo Gives An Update On The New Jersey Nursing Home Where Police Discovered 17 Bodies In A Small Holding Room.
Dr. Oz Asks Investigative Reporter Mara Schiavocampo About The Possible Reasons Nursing Homes Have Been Hit So Hard By COVID-19.Dr. Oz Asks Investigative Reporter Mara Schiavocampo About The Possible Reasons Nursing Homes Have Been Hit So Hard By COVID-19.
Senate OKs Bills Aimed At Protecting SeniorsGov. Rick Snyder on Thursday said he supports legislation aimed at protecting senior citizens and other vulnerable adults from nursing home abuse and financial exploitation.
Report: Maggots Found On Nursing Home ResidentsA watchdog group is blowing the whistle on a government agency, citing two cases in which maggots were discovered on nursing home patients and equipment.