Exclusive: Under pressure from relatives, SF allows outdoor nursing home visits

By Sarah Ravani, San Francisco Chronicle, September 4 2020 Theresa Palmer has a Zoom meeting with her 103-year-old mother and other family members. Photo by Yalonda M. James / The Chronicle The San Francisco Public Health Department has issued a new health order letting nursing home residents receive visitors outdoors — a victory for hundreds of people like Teresa Palmer, who hasn’t seen her 103-year-old mother since March and feared she would never see her in person again.

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DISASTER RESPONSE USING THE EVERBRIDGE MASS NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-23-CCLD September 4, 2020 TO: ALL COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING FACILITY LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSSDEPUTY DIRECTORCOMMUNITY CARE AND LICENSING SUBJECT: DISASTER RESPONSE USING THE EVERBRIDGE MASS NOTIFICATION SYSTEM Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-23-CCLD provides information on the Everbridge Mass Notification System and how it will be utilized to notify licensees during or in advance of disasters such as fires and Public Safety Power Shutoff.

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GREYSTONE NURSING HOMES, WHOSE EXECUTIVES GAVE $800,000 TO TRUMP, ARE EPICENTERS OF COVID-19 DEATHS

By Matthew Cunningham-Cook, The Intercept, September 4 2020 Nursing homes operated by Greystone have some of the nation’s highest reported death counts, federal data shows. IN AUGUST OF 2018, the Department of Housing and Urban Development faced the biggest default in its history. Rosewood Homes, which operated a chain of nursing homes in Illinois, defaulted on a $146 million mortgage that was backed by HUD.

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