Senior Care Coronavirus News Roundup for Tuesday, 5/19

CMS issues new guidance on reopening nursing homes (

What’s behind the nursing home horror (New York Times)

Understaffing is making the crisis worse (CBS This Morning)

“Extreme caution” urged in reopening nursing homes to visitors (12 News)

As lockdowns lift, uncertainty at nursing homes deepens (STAT)

Andrew Cuomo pushes back on criticism over nursing home deaths (

Trump says testing is key to re-opening nursing homes to visitors (CNN)

Major nursing home chain violated standards meant to stop the spread (Washington Post)


Topics: Infection control , Resident Care , Risk Management