Nursing Homes

November 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Tightens Restrictions: ‘We Are In A War Right Now And The Virus Is Winning’

Gov. Larry Hogan announced several new measures to tighten Maryland’s coronavirus restrictions at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. The news comes as coronavirus cases are surging across the country. Maryland has had 13 days with more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases; the state positivity rate is 6.85%, and the case rate is 49 cases per […]

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October 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: Nursing Home Indoor Visiting Allowed; Childcare Can Operate Full Capacity

Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a news conference Thursday that Maryland has reached a new milestone since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. For the first time since March 28, Hogan said Maryland is reporting zero coronavirus deaths. Nursing Home Indoor Visiting Now Allowed As Maryland is in its third recovery phase—but Montgomery County is […]

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August 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

Washington Post: Three Montgomery County Nursing Homes Fined During Health Crisis

Maryland found significant issues in three nursing homes in the county that placed residents in “immediate jeopardy”  during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new article in The Washington Post. Maryland inspectors recently completed a COVID-19 survey of all nursing homes. Collingswood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Rockville was fined $275,000, Potomac Valley Rehabilitation and […]

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July 11, 2020 | Staff Writer

Four Maryland Nursing Homes Fined for Failing to Test All Patients, Staff

State health officials fined four nursing homes in Maryland this week – including Potomac Valley Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Rockville – for not testing all patients and staff for coronavirus and reporting the results to the state. Potomac Valley, where employees and families have been complaining for months about poor care, and Stadium Place […]

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May 1, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Montgomery County Outlines Plan to Protect Nursing Homes

Montgomery County has outlined plans to protect nursing home residents and staff. Gov. Hogan recently ordered the Maryland Department of Health to publish data regarding COVID-19 cases and fatalities in nursing homes. According to the data, Montgomery County has been most affected by COVID-19 cases and deaths in nursing homes in the state of Maryland. […]

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April 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

All Maryland Nursing Home Residents and Staff Must be Tested for COVID-19

All Maryland nursing home residents and staff will be tested for COVID-19 under a new executive order, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday.  There are 4,011 COVID-19 cases at 143 nursing homes in Maryland. 46 percent of deaths from the illness are nursing home residents, Hogan said.  The executive order also requires all nursing homes to […]

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April 29, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Nursing Homes Account for 60% of COVID-19 Deaths in County

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 that have occurred in Montgomery County’s senior residential facilities account for 60 percent of all the COVID-19 deaths and about one-quarter of all the cases here. As of Wednesday morning, Montgomery County’s nursing homes, assisted living facilities and group homes with more than 10 occupants accounted for 1,043 […]

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April 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Cases Near 1,000 in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

The Maryland Department of Health released the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout the state Tuesday. So far, there have been 4,406 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities and 471 deaths as reported on the Maryland Department of […]

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April 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

550 Residentes de Hogares de Ancianos en Montgomery Tienen Coronavirus

Más de 550 personas que viven en hogares de ancianos en el condado de Montgomery han dado positivo por COVID-19, según Mary Anderson, oficial de información pública del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos del Condado de Montgomery. El lunes por la tarde, el gobernador Larry Hogan ordenó al Departamento de Salud de Maryland “que […]

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April 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

550 Nursing Home Residents in Montgomery County Tested Positive for COVID-19

More than 550 people living in nursing homes in Montgomery County have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Mary Anderson, public information officer for Montgomery County Health and Human Services. She had no information, noting, “We have received a directive from the Maryland Health Department that specific information on nursing homes cannot be released other […]

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