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Aid runs out for key Pennsylvania coronavirus containment program

The Wolf administration is running a scaled-down version of a program that distributed $175 million in federal coronavirus aid to help contain outbreaks in nursing homes.
By The Associated Press

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Nursing home residents, workers to get coronavirus vaccines

More than half of Pa. COVID-19 deaths were among nursing home residents.
By Brett Sholtis

The dispute over the Wolf administration’s handling of coronavirus in nursing homes, explained

State Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said the coronavirus typically enters nursing homes through workers who don’t have symptoms.
By Ed Mahon

The coronavirus exploited failure of Pa. health officials to improve long-standing problems with nursing home oversight

The Wolf administration was repeatedly warned of dangerously low minimum staffing and weak and inconsistent inspections, all problems that could have made the outbreak worse.

By Rebecca Moss/Spotlight PA