HHS Will Send Point Of Care Tests To 2,000 Nursing Homes

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / July 14, 2020 at 7:27 PM
The American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living welcomed news from Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday (July 14) that HHS will supply 2,000 nursing homes with COVID-19 point-of-care tests hours after the organization had urged governors and state public health officials to speed up lab processing times. HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir said the department would send those 20 test-per-hour machines next week to regions most at risk, like Baton Rouge, LA, which will get 17...

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