Florida Health Care Association

AARP report: FL has one of the lowest rates nationwide for vaccinations among nursing home staff

BY: - July 19, 2021

With health officials and the Biden administration continuing to push Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, Florida ranks second worst in the nation for vaccination rates among staff at nursing homes, according to a new report by AARP. Data from the AARP Public Policy Institute, collaborating with the Scripps Gerontology Center at Ohio’s Miami University, […]

Statewide alert: FL nursing homes limit visits; suggest text, Facetime, Skype; suspend large group activities

BY: - March 6, 2020

With mounting fears over coronavirus’ threat to senior communities – including deaths at a Seattle-area nursing home — Florida nursing homes are under a statewide alert, restricting visitors and essentially telling loved ones: don’t come inside. Texting, Skype, FaceTime and other new technologies are better options. “We recognize visitors want to check in with their […]