IDPH, lawmakers discuss nursing home COVID-19 deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Forty-six percent of COVID-19 deaths in Illinois were at long-term care facilities, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health(IDPH). Illinois lawmakers had a hearing on Wednesday with IDPH to see exactly what went wrong. During the hearing, lawmakers dove into why so many people died of COVID-19 at nursing homes. One facility that was highlighted was LaSalle Veterans’ home where 36 residents died of COVID-19. Caption: WICS.

via WICS

September 17, 2021 at 10:53PM

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