ISOLATED: States begin to allow nursing home visitors but face PPE shortages, logistical questions

By Daniela Molina, Jill Riepenhoff, and Lee Zurik, WBTV 3, October 16 2020 (InvestigateTV) – For seven months, sisters Jill Starke and Carla Helmig repeated to their mother by phone or through a window at her nursing home, “We’ll see you soon.” They knew it was a lie. But they wanted their mother, Betty Virginia Starke, to stay strong as COVID-19 locked them out of the Missouri nursing home where she lived.

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Trump Administration Partners with CVS and Walgreens to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine to Protect Vulnerable Americans in Long-Term Care Facilities Nationwide

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 202-690-6343 media@hhs.gov www.hhs.gov/news To meet the Trump Administration’s Operation Warp Speed (OWS) goals, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD ) today announced agreements with CVS and Walgreens to provide and administer COVID-19 vaccines to residents of long-term care facilities (LTCF) nationwide with no out-of-pocket costs.

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