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White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

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White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

States were asked to test all nursing home residents and staff by this week, but most states will miss this goal.

White House officials urged governors to get the testing done within 14 days, but only a handful of states have been able to do it.

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STAFF BY THIS WEEK -- BUTIT LOOKS LIKE MOST STATES...WILL MISS THIS GOAL.WHITE HOUSE OFFICIALS URGEDGOVERNORS TO GET THE TESTINGDONE WITHIN 14 DAYS -- BUTONLY A HANDFUL OF STATES-- LIKEWEST VIRGINIA AND RHODEISLAND-- HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DOIT.ACCORDING TO A STUDY BY THEAMERICAN HEALTH CAREASSOCIATION AND THE NATIONALCENTER FOR ASSISTED LIVING...NEVADA HAS 66 NURSING HOMEFACILITIES THAT HOUSE NEARLY 6-THOUSAND PEOPLE TOTAL.THE STUDY SHOWS IT WOULD COSTOUR STATE NEARLY 2 MILLIONDOLLARS TO TEST ALL OF THOSERESIDENTS AND THE STAFF.RIGHT NOW-- C-D-C GUIDELINESCALL FOR TESTING WHEN ARESIDENT SHOWS SYMPTOMS OR IFTHERE'S A NEW CONFIRMED CASE INA HOME.JONATHAN BAXTER: "THE FIRE BOATTHREE DID AN AMAZING, AMAZING




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