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Beaver County nursing home staff say conditions are bleak, hope union negotiations bring higher staffing levels
More than a dozen nursing home workers gathered outside the Beaver Valley Healthcare and Rehab Center to protest working conditions at the facility.
Federal agents searched two nursing homes Thursday near Pittsburgh, one of which had the worst coronavirus outbreak of any in Pennsylvania and was already being investigated by the state on suspicion of criminal neglect.
Several counties signaled Wednesday they are moving ahead with plans to defy him by lifting some pandemic restrictions. Others backed down under the governor’s threat.
Officials in Beaver County, the only western Pennsylvania county not included in the governor’s announcement, aren’t thrilled about the exclusion.