The state has fined the nursing home’s owners for failing to protect residents and staff from the convicted rapist.
The state has agreed to pay for at least four COVID tests for employees who aren’t vaccinated.
State police found the trooper, who had been swept away from his cruiser by flood waters, early Thursday morning.
Connecticut hospitals and health districts were gearing up to administer booster shots of COVID-19 vaccines in late September.
The number of investigations into complaints of elder abuse increased by 29% over three years — even while caseloads increased.
Federal reimbursements are expected to cover the $130 million cost
CT police departments have been forced to use paper-and-ink fingerprinting techniques after a new system went live on July 25.
Eighty-seven percent of Connecticut’s nursing home population has been vaccinated, while 70% percent of the workforce has been immunized.
Most hospitals will require workers to be vaccinated against COVID by Sept. 30, even though workers’ vaccination rates have slowed.
Advocates say some developmentally disabled people have struggled to get vaccinated. A federal grant is paying to address the problem.
As vaccination rates have slowed, mass vaccination sites have closed while the state shifted its focus to smaller clinics.
Miguel Lopez will face charges in a case that focused attention on a loophole in Connecticut’s sex offender registry laws.
Nearly a third of all wasted COVID vaccine doses in CT were lost since the end of May.
The loophole allowed an out-of-state registered sex offender to be transferred to Connecticut with no notification to state officials.
Nursing homes in Connecticut do not have to tell police when they admit a registered sex offender from another state.