The law is designed to shield patients from would-be staff who have histories of certain violent crimes.
State goes over 100,000 dose mark in vaccinations of long-term care residents and staff
At the beginning of this week, almost all nursing home residents have had at least one dose of vaccine.
Report: In early stages of COVID-19, nursing homes overlooked as state focused on hospitals
A report released Thursday concluded that many early efforts focusing on hospitals hampered Connecticut’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The state doesn’t track how many nursing home workers have coronavirus. That has fueled concern about transmission and staffing.
While state officials log every nursing home resident who tests positive for COVID-19, they don’t track sick nursing home employees.
Connecticut virus deaths rising, and Lamont expects schools to remain closed until fall
Two people are dead and 16 others have tested positive for COVID-19 at Benchmark Senior Living in Ridgefield.