Broad testing of nursing home staff is considered crucial in stopping COVID. But who will pay for it?
For months, Lurlette Newell avoided hugs from her grandchildren, a heartbreaking ordeal for a woman who loves to show affection. But Newell, a certified nursing assistant at the Westside Care Center in Manchester, knew nursing homes had been hit hard by COVID-19, and she was afraid of infecting her family. “The only thing I could