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Giving back……

Paige Legal Nurse Consulting had an opportunity to volunteer and give back to the community last week. CEO and owner, Christie Paige volunteered services to give Moderna vaccines thru Cape Cod Community Health Center. In all, 500+ residents were vaccinated on this date. It was a group effort with the town paramedics drawing up vaccines, …

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Long Term Care Tele health visits – The new normal?

Older adults who live in nursing homes or long-term care (LTC) facilities are at the greatest direct risk of contracting the new coronavirus and having severe symptoms. To combat this threat, LTCs have enforced extreme social distancing measures, such as banning or limiting visitors and eliminating group recreational activities and congregate dining. With the onset …

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Some nursing homes try to grab stimulus checks from residents for ‘care costs’

Modern Healthcare reported today that some nursing homes have demanded that low-income residents turn over their $1,200 economic stimulus checks, a cash grab lawmakers want to halt. It has been reported that some facilities are trying to take the stimulus payments intended for their residents on Medicaid. Then they’re requiring those people to sign over …

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Researchers find multiple strains of coronavirus

Researchers find patients with COVID-19 in Bay Area, Grand Princess cruise ship had multiple strains of coronavirus The San Francisco Chronicle (6/8, Said, 2.67M) reports patients with COVID-19 in the Bay Area as well as on the Grand Princess cruise ship “had strains of the coronavirus that originated in locations from China to Europe, underscoring the global …

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