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COVID-19 is spreading again in Texas nursing homes. Active cases among residents tripled in one month, from 389 on July 30 to 1,213 on August 30, according to Texas Health and Human Services. The 10-county region that includes Harris County is the second largest share with 241 active cases. . The Houston health department has …

The world is experiencing record summer temperatures. As the heat increased, various individuals flooded the beaches in search of relief. Some may consider the effect of high surface temperature on aquatic ecosystems while swimming in the ocean. In the 2000s, researchers began to see an increase in coral bleaching events. They quickly recognized the correlation …

August 23, 2021 – LeadingAge Florida, the only association in Florida representing the entire continuum of care for the elderly, today announced that Lisa Smith has been hired as the Director of Nursing Home Public Policy at the ‘association. Ms. Smith joins LeadingAge Florida after working at the Agency for Healthcare Administration, where she served …

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami / NSF) – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Florida, the White House announced on Wednesday that nursing homes that depend on Medicaid and Medicare funding must demand that members of their staff get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The announcement will have a ripple effect across Florida, which has nearly 700 nursing …

Many nursing homes across the country must now figure out how to get all their employees vaccinated or risk losing federal funding as early as September. President Biden made the announcement Wednesday to try to increase the immunization rate among healthcare workers in long-term care facilities. Florida has nearly 700 licensed nursing homes in the …

DANIA BEACH, Florida – Residents of an assisted living facility in Dania Beach were evacuated by rescue teams on Friday afternoon after part of the facility lost power. The blackout shortly after 2 p.m. affected 16 patients at The Residence at Dania Beach who were quarantined with COVID-19, officials said. Because they could not be …

The Palau International Coral Reef Center continues to monitor 240 coral substrates that have been transplanted in an area near Ngerchong Island, PICRC said in a press release. The area is part of a pilot program to help restore severely damaged coral. A survey conducted in December 2018 showed that the coral system affected by …