Congresswoman Luria advocates for additional COVID-19 testing and more transparency in nursing homes - Elaine for Congress

Congresswoman Luria advocates for additional COVID-19 testing and more transparency in nursing homes

Congresswoman Elaine Luria joined an effort calling on the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to address the COVID-19 crisis occurring within nursing homes.

Luria said across the country there is a need for additional federal support and guidance for nursing homes dealing with the health crisis.

“I am deeply concerned about the health and safety of the residents and staff in nursing homes because they currently lack the resources to follow CMS guidance, including screening individuals entering the facility, notifying residents of positive tests, and access to PPE for staff members,” said Congresswoman Luria.

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