Nursing Home Residents Moved Out to Make Way for COVID-19 Patients

August 4, 2020

(NPR) – In some nursing homes, 100% of the residents are positive for the coronavirus. That’s by design. These facilities have volunteered to devote part or all of their buildings exclusively to treating COVID-19 patients, who bring in more government money. But to make room for them, the original residents can be forced out of the places they’ve called home.