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Nursing home residents should not be discharged to face virus exposure

In late March, in the early days of the pandemic in Connecticut, a 65- year-old man who cannot walk and is incontinent received notice that the nursing home where he lives is seeking to discharge him to a homeless shelter.  While there is a moratorium on filing new evictions through July 1, there is not as yet a moratorium on involuntary nursing home discharges.