Health Officials Release Guidelines For Outdoor Visits At Long-Term Care FacilitiesState officials released guidelines Thursday for outdoor visits at long-term care facilities.
New Visiting Guidelines For Window Visits At Long-Term Care FacilitiesMinnesota's long-term care facilities are getting on the same page to deal with one of the most heartbreaking factors of the COVID-19 pandemic: social isolation.
New Data Shows Complete COVID-19 Situation At State, National Long-Term Care FacilitiesThe data includes the names of each facility in the state with at least one COVID-19 case, along with how many have died from the virus, and the number of sick staff.
Hundreds Of Isolated Seniors, Patients Now Connecting To Loved Ones With Donated TabletsLast month, WCCO reported on a group trying to bridge the gap by donating tablets to hospitals so patients could video call their families. Just weeks later, hundreds now have the power to do just that.
'You Can't Make This Up': Ellsworth Teens To Be Honored By White House For Nursing Home WorkTwo western Wisconsin high school seniors are heading to Washington D.C. because of their good deed in a nursing home.
Coronavirus Response: Minnesota National Guard Begins Assisting Long-Term Care FacilitiesThe Minnesota National Guard is now assisting long-term care facilities experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks.
'She Needs To Be In A Place Like This': With Mom In COVID-19 Hot Spot Nursing Home, Son Puts Hope In State's New PlanEighty-percent of Minnesota's deaths have been reported in nursing homes and long-term care facilities.
Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, WorkersMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced a “battle plan” to protect those living and working in long-term care (LTC) facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus In MN: 2nd New Hope Care Facility Sees Dozens Of Resident DeathsA New Hope nursing home that has been a repeat violator of care standards has become the site of one of the state's largest coronavirus outbreaks with 44 deaths and another 68 residents sickened by COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Pandemic Aggravates Minnesota Care Center Staffing ShortagesThe head of an industry group said on Friday that a few aren’t sure how they’re going to get through the weekend.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Housley Calls For Universal COVID-19 Testing For Care Center Residents, StaffState Sen. Karin Housley called on state leaders Tuesday to do more to implement universal testing for all residents and staff at long-term care facilities, and to bring in the National Guard to help if needed.