Reforms follow deadly year in New York nursing homes

ALBANY, N.Y. – After a deadly year in New York’s nursing homes, state lawmakers have passed legislation intended to hold facility operators more accountable for neglect and potentially force them…

Cuomo signs bill repealing nursing home COVID-19 liability protections

Governor Cuomo repealed a controversial law that shielded nursing homes and other essential businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits Tuesday night. The measure rolled back the “Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act,” which granted health care…

Top investors to call for improved working conditions in nursing homes

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. LONDON – A group of investors managing a collective $3 trillion in assets will call on operators…

Cuomo officials ‘threatened’ nursing home reps over COVID-19 vaccination efforts: Report

Top advisors to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to fine or revoke the licenses of nursing home administrators for alleged malpractice regarding COVID-19 vaccinations based on data that, officials…

Cuomo admin. kept COVID-19 tests from nursing homes as Dem’s relatives got them

The Cuomo administration largely ignored a county official’s pleas for COVID-19 tests for nursing homes at the pandemic’s height last spring — even as the governor allegedly secured the then-scarce tests for…

Janice Dean: Cuomo COVID nursing home mandate 1 year anniversary – what grim milestone means for families

Last Sunday afternoon, I gathered with grieving family members who lost their loved ones to COVID-19 in nursing homes.   It was part of what was called the “WE CARE”…

NY nursing home whistleblower gets visit from health inspector after calling Cuomo order ‘ridiculous’

A New York nursing home was visited by the state’s Department of Health days after Fox News reported on the administrator’s alleged early warning about the impact of Gov. Cuomo’s…

Cuomo’s ‘reign of abusive power will end soon,’ NY Dem tells mourners at nursing home memorial

As mourners gathered outside a Brooklyn nursing home nearly a year after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a directive requiring them to admit residents with coronavirus, Democratic State Assemblyman Ron…

Janice Dean calls for justice for NY seniors at nursing home memorial: ‘We want answers’

Family members of New York nursing home residents who say their relatives contracted coronavirus and died after Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s March 25 directive held a memorial on Sunday with attendees…

Gretchen Whitmer may soon face Cuomo-like scrutiny over nursing homes, lawsuit plaintiffs say

The state of Michigan is facing a lawsuit whose plaintiffs are seeking information on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus-related executive order regarding the state’s nursing home residents. Whitmer could soon find…