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Skilled nursing facility workers are heroes, too

I am writing in response to the numerous articles and television news stories covering the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on skilled nursing facilities throughout the state. It is heartbreaking to read the villainization of the facilities that are fighting on the front lines in this pandemic.  We see the health dare heroes of the hospitals, the delivery serviceman, store employees and dentists.  And yet, the front line workers of skilled nursing facilities are torn to shreds by the media, some from the community and the government.