Families Say They're Concerned Over Guidelines for Limited Visits at Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Facilities
Texas Health and Human Services announced it will allow limited visitation at nursing homes and long term care facilities, but there’s no physical contact allowed and a facility has to be COVID-19 free for at least 14 days. “It is a baby step, it will help some people, but I don’t believe it’s going to help nearly as many...
The state said it will allow limited visitations to loved ones, but before that happens, there have to be no positive cases among residents and staff at a facility.
Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce $9 Million in Funding Headed to Nursing Facilities for COVID-19 Prevention
The Texas Health Services Commission (HHSC) and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, announced $9 million in federal funding for nursing facilities to implement infection control projects to protect residents and staff from the spread of COVID-19, Abbott announced Tuesday.