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Inslee releases new proclamations to bolster COVID-19 protection

| Sep 7, 2021 | Washington

In the past week, Gov. Inslee released a new proclamation, and amended an already-existing one, to enhance existing COVID-19 protective measures under his State of Emergency powers.     Inslee amended the Washington Ready order on Sept. 3, originally issued in February 2020. The amendment concerns the mask mandate, stating:...[ Read More ]

Decisive leadership leads to high vaccination rates in Maryland long term care facilities

| Aug 25, 2021 | Maryland

As of August 18th, 89% of nursing home residents and 79% of staff are vaccinated against COVID-19 in Maryland.  These are some of the highest vaccination rates in the country thanks to strong leadership and decisive action, says Joe DeMattos, CEO of Health Facilities Association of Maryland.     In...[ Read More ]

Washington program raises money to support long-term care residents during COVID-19 pandemic

Emily Boerger | Mar 26, 2020 | Washington

The Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) is requesting donations to help individuals living in long-term care facilities who don’t have access to their friends or families during the COVID-19 pandemic. LTCOP advocates for residents of assisted living facilities, nursing homes, adult family homes, and state operated veterans homes....[ Read More ]