The pandemic has killed more than 186,000 nursing home residents and staff, according to a nursing home dashboard from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).      For Florida’s nursing homes, however, the situation appears to be heading in a positive direction.  According to an AARP press release on nursing home vaccination rates, data … Read more

The Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) released a statement on Thursday in response to a September update from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) COVID-19 Dashboard, which documents case, vaccination, and death rates in Florida’s nursing homes. FHCA represents approximately 700 long-term care facilities across Florida.     According to the dashboard, COVID case … Read more

According to data from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on nursing home resident vaccinations, as of August 16, Arizona has the lowest percentage of fully-vaccinated nursing home residents in the country at 72%.     Data from the AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard showed that Arizona is among the top 10 states in the US … Read more