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After losing 70 residents to COVID-19, Centre Crest Nursing Home gets vaccines

According to the state Department of Health, there have been 203 resident cases at Centre Crest and 106 cases among staff. All told, 70 residents died from COVID-19.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

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Updated: December 8, 2020 | 4:44 pm

Nursing home industry: Pennsylvania illegally withheld funds

The lawsuit, filed in state court and announced Tuesday, contended the Department of Human Services is refusing to provide supplemental payments to nursing homes as required by law, depriving them of crucial funding to fight the pandemic.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Nearly 90% of residents at Centre County nursing home test positive for COVID-19

Centre Crest said it’s testing all residents once a week and that it has adequate testing resources and personal protective equipment.

By Min Xian/WPSU

Pennsylvania nursing home sued over severe COVID-19 outbreak

A large, for-profit Pennsylvania nursing home where dozens of residents died of COVID-19 has been sued over allegations that it failed to take basic steps to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Beaver County near the Ohio border was among the hardest-hit nursing homes in the state.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Troubled Beaver County nursing home sued over housekeeper’s COVID-19 death

The suit claims management of the 750-bed center in Beaver County withheld information as the coronavirus spread.
By The Associated Press