Some residents and staff at veterans homes refuse vaccine


Majority of staff at state’s veterans’ homes haven’t opted …
Though COVID-19 vaccines have been made available to all employees at Illinois veterans’ homes, only 40% of staff members have so far opted to receive their first dose of the inoculation against …


Large majority of state veterans’ home staff declined to …
All residents and staff at state veterans homes have now been offered the vaccine. Check out this tiny staff acceptance rate. Heads need to roll and the union needs to step the heck up https://t …


Many front-line workers refuse Covid vaccines as …
Anecdotally, an estimated 60 percent of Ohio nursing home employees have refused the vaccine already, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said during a news briefing Wednesday. It’s a stark contrast to the…


First round of vaccines administered to to residents and
The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) today announced that all residents and employees of the Illinois Veterans’ Homes have had the COVID-19 vaccine made available to them.


NJ veterans home staff, residents, start receiving COVID …
Vaccinations will begin at the Vineland home on Friday, and staff and residents at the hard-hit Menlo Park home will start receiving the vaccine on Tuesday, Jan. 5. The homes were slated to be …


Residents at Washington Veterans Home in Port Orchard get …
The veterans home requested 525 doses of the Pfizer vaccine for Wednesday’s clinic. Residents who received their first shot Wednesday will be able to get the second shot on Jan. 20, according to a …


Vaccines given to LaSalle Veterans’ Home residents, staff
COVID-19 vaccinations for residents at LaSalle Veterans’ Home began Tuesday, while vaccinations for staff members started Wednesday. “This is a good week. We are finally able to get the vaccine


High rate of NC nursing home residents taking COVID …
It comes as a growing number of nursing homes across the state report some kind of staff shortage as the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened, according to a CBS17.com analysis of federal data. A total of 116 of the 405 nursing homes in North Carolina that responded to a federal survey — or, more than 28 percent — said they were short on either …


Nursing Home Residents Can’t Be Forced to Get COVID Vaccine
Nursing Homes Can’t Force Residents to Get COVID Vaccine – But Staff May Not Have a Choice By Cait McVey Florida PUBLISHED 9:16 PM ET Dec. 03, 2020 We now know more details about Gov. Ron…


Delaware COVID-19 vaccination: People 65 and older, front …
After vaccinating health workers, long-term care staff and long-term care residents, the next people to get the vaccine in Delaware will be front-line essential workers and residents 65 and older.


Staff, residents of Soldier’s Home in Holyoke to get COVID …
Staff and residents at the Soldier’s Home in Holyoke, the site of one of the country’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks in a long-term care facility, will begin receiving vaccinations on Dec. 29, 5 …


Majority of veterans get vaccine at Soldiers’ Homes, but …
Dec 30, 2020Majority of veterans get vaccine at Soldiers’ Homes, but staff participation has been low By Hanna Krueger Globe Staff, Updated December 30, 2020, 4:58 p.m. Email to a Friend


NJ veterans facilities to be first nursing homes to get …
Residents and staff of New Jersey’s veterans homes where more than 190 have died from COVID-19 will be among the first nursing home residents to receive a vaccine, Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday.


Residents, staff at MN Veterans Home in Luverne receiving …
Residents and staff at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne are receiving COVID vaccinations today (Mon), following vaccinations last week in Silver Bay, Fergus Falls and Minneapolis. Veterans Affairs Deputy Commissioner Douglas Hughes: “I know a lot of veterans, I am a veteran, and to have these men and women who served our country be some of the first to receive the vaccination is really …


Massachusetts starts vaccinating veterans home residents
“Administering vaccines to our frontline health care workers and now some of our most vulnerable residents in the Soldiers’ Home provides relief and hope that there are brighter days ahead for all …


Vaccine coming to Pell City veterans home Jan. 11 | The St …
ALEXANDER CITY — Residents and staff at the Colonel Robert L. Howard State Veterans Home in Pell City are two weeks away from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


COVID Vaccines: Inoculations Begin At Veterans Home In …
“As we roll out vaccinations to all eight of our veteran Homes’ residents and staff, we are continuing our efforts to protect one of the state’s most vulnerable populations,” said Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Vito Imbasciani.


Massachusetts starts vaccinating veterans home residents
Staff vaccinations also started Tuesday. “Administering vaccines to our frontline health care workers and now some of our most vulnerable residents in the Soldiers’ Home provides relief and hope that there are brighter days ahead for all,” Gov. Charlie Baker said in a statement.


‘The light at the end of the tunnel’: NY nursing homes
Still, nursing home residents have a right to refuse the COVID-19 vaccine, or any treatment, said Lindsay Heckler, an attorney with the Center for Elder Law and Justice, a Buffalo nonprofit legal …


Jennings veterans home among first in state to receive …
The Jennings veterans home was among the first of Louisiana’s 547 long-term care facilities and nursing homes to administer vaccinations to staff and residents.


COVID-19 Vaccine In Texas Nursing Homes: A Chance To …
Texas is ready to distribute 100,000 vaccine doses as soon as Pfizer-BioNTech gets the go-ahead from the Food and Drug Administration. And some of the first people in line will be Texas nursing home residents. Patty Ducayet is Texas’ long-term care ombudsman. She says nursing homes in almost every area of Texas have been hit hard by the virus.


VA home residents to receive COVID-19 vaccinations
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Residents at Alabama’s four state veterans homes will receive COVID-19 vaccinations beginning Tuesday. The arrival of the vaccine is a bright spot amid a record-setting …


Baton Rouge-area nursing homes looking forward to having …
Teams from drug chains CVS and Walgreens will soon arrive at long-term care facilities to deliver Modern’s vaccine to more than 23,000 nursing home residents across the state in the coming weeks.


O’ahu care homes inform kupuna, staff about vaccine before …
Some residents at the facility have raised concerns over the safety of the vaccine. Monday, December 14th 2020, 10:31 AM HST The more than 130 kupuna and 200 staff members at the Palolo Chinese…


Colorado nursing home residents, staff pushed to front of …
DENVER (KDVR) — Colorado’s vaccine program is rolling out more smoothly and more quickly than most U.S. states. As of Jan. 4, the state has used 43% of the vaccines distributed to it, the 12th …


After 110K virus deaths, nursing homes face vaccine fears
Resistance to the vaccine in nursing homes is not entirely unexpected — about 3 in 10 staffers, and 2 in 10 residents were not vaccinated for the flu last year, for example — but it’s no less…


After 110K COVID-19 deaths, nursing homes face vaccine fears
After 110,000 deaths ravaged the nation’s nursing homes and pushed them to the front of the vaccine line, they now face a vexing problem: Skeptical residents and workers balking at getting the shots.


After 110K virus deaths, nursing homes face vaccine fears …
After 110,000 deaths ravaged the nation’s nursing homes and pushed them to the front of the vaccine line, they now face a vexing problem: Skeptical residents and workers balking at getting the shots.


COVID-19 vaccine: Nursing residents, staff a priority for …
Nursing home staff and residents and health care workers at greatest risk of exposure to COVID-19 will be first in line for the vaccine, under state plans for distribution.. Gov. Andy Beshear said …


Nursing homes prepare for COVID-19 vaccine
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities will be some of the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. For those who work at those facilities, they say the vaccine will …