Florida Nursing Home Residents May Need A Coronavirus Vaccine Booster ShotA federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released Wednesday shows the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have become less effective in keeping nursing-home residents safe as the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus has spread and that booster shots might be needed.
Florida Nursing Home Workers to Face Vaccine MandateAs COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Florida, the White House announced Wednesday that nursing homes that rely on Medicaid and Medicare funding must require their staff members to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Seven Residents COVID-19 Positive At Jackson Health Nursing HomeJackson Health System has confirmed seven residents in one of its nursing homes have tested positive for COVID-19. It is the Jackson Memorial Long-Term Care Center, one of two nursing homes operated by Jackson Health, Miami-Dade’s public hospital system.
Criminal Charges Filed In Hollywood Nursing Home Deaths CaseThe Broward State Attorney's Office filed criminal charges on Monday against four former staffers of a Hollywood Hills nursing home where several residents died after the air conditioning system failed following Hurricane Irma on September 2017.
Hurricane Irma Nursing Home Arrests Expected MondayArrest warrants have been issued against four employees of the Hollywood Hills nursing home, accusing them of playing a role in the deaths of a dozen residents after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning for the facility, defense attorneys for the workers told CBS Miami.
Judge Backs Revoking Hollywood Nursing Home License After Irma Deaths Offering extensive details of what she described as a “catastrophe,” an administrative law judge has backed a state decision to revoke the license of a Broward County nursing home where residents died after Hurricane Irma.
Rules For Backup Power For Nursing Homes Go To Florida HouseFlorida lawmakers are trying to ensure that a power outage will not cost anyone their life, as was the case in a South Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma.
Hearings Underway As Hollywood Nursing Home Fights For LicenseA hearing is underway in Fort Lauderdale to determine if the license for the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills should be permanently revoked.
Pennsylvania Nursing Home Fire Injures 20, Displaces +140 At least 20 people are injured after a nursing home near Philadelphia burst into flames overnight.
Court Sides With Gov. Scott In Nursing Home BattleA mandate by Governor Rick Scott that all nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the state have generators to power air conditions has survived its first court battle.
12th Death Linked To Hollywood Nursing HomeA 12th person linked to the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills died Thursday evening.
First Search Warrants Filed In Deaths At Hollywood Nursing HomeIn the days after multiple patients died at the rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills, crime scene investigators carried out a search warrant at the facility revealing just what detectives were looking into during their investigation.
1st Lawsuit Filed Against Nursing Home Where 8 Patients DiedTwo days since the nursing home tragedy, the first lawsuit has been filed.
Nursing Home Execs Called Gov. Rick Scott’s Cell Asking For Help Getting Power Back Florida Governor Rick Scott, the Florida Department of Health and Florida Power and Light are all refuting claims from a Florida nursing home, where eight people died in the sweltering hot building, that they didn't do enough to help after the storm knocked out power.
History Of Fraud Accusations With Ownership Of Nursing Home Where 8 DiedThe manager of a Hollywood Hills nursing home where eight people died following Hurricane Irma has a history of health-care fraud accusations.