Coronavirus emergency declaration will hopefully help elderly Americans
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator Seema Verma discusses protecting elderly Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Colorado Department of Health has released the names and locations of nine of the 10 nursing homes and long-term care facilities that are facing outbreaks of COVID-19 in response to a public records request filed by The Denver Post.
The facilities include two each in Weld and Larimer counties, and one each in El Paso, Chaffee, Arapahoe, Adams and Jefferson counties. The name and location of the 10th facility has not been released.
State health officials announced outbreaks at five facilities on March 22, but declined to identify them or say how many residents and staff members had tested positive for COVID-19. The state is still not saying how may positive tests are tied to the care centers.