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Feds accuse former owner of assisted living home of fraud

Apr. 08, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The former owner of an assisted living facility in Virginia has been charged with fleecing the government out of more than $800,000. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Wednesday that Mable B. Jones, 77, of Richmond, faces 13 counts of wire fraud...

New Mexico relaxing rules on nursing home visits in pandemic

Mar. 25, 2021 03:46 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is preparing to relax restrictions on visits to nursing homes and assisted living facilities as the spread of COVID-19 wanes and more people get vaccinated. Aging and Long Term Services Secretary Katrina Hotrum-Lopez announced the new...

Local pharmacists step up in COVID-19 vaccination effort

Mar. 08, 2021 08:08 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — They're just your regular neighborhood pharmacists, but some now wear superhero capes. Local pharmacy owners are filling in the gaps as federal, state and county authorities across the country struggle to ramp up vaccinations vital to crushing the...

Medical examiner says office identified many COVID-19 deaths

Feb. 23, 2021 19:21 PM EST

Dr. James Gill, the state's chief medical examiner, told Connecticut legislators Tuesday that his investigators have “identified many deaths” that should have been certified as COVID-19-related but were not, including nursing home and assisted living residents who died during the...