The law is designed to shield patients from would-be staff who have histories of certain violent crimes.
At the beginning of this week, almost all nursing home residents have had at least one dose of vaccine.
A report released Thursday concluded that many early efforts focusing on hospitals hampered Connecticut’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
While state officials log every nursing home resident who tests positive for COVID-19, they don’t track sick nursing home employees.
Two people are dead and 16 others have tested positive for COVID-19 at Benchmark Senior Living in Ridgefield.