Nursing Homes Must Report to CDC 4/20

Nursing homes required to report to CDC

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Nursing homes will now be required to report any cases of coronavirus they have directly to the CDC.

That new directive was issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid on Sunday.

Nursing homes will also be required to notify patients as well as their families when cases arise.

The coronavirus pandemic has killed thousands of people inside long-term care facilities across the U.S.

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