Gov. Phil Murphy announced that veterans homes in New Jersey will get federal reinforcement in regards to staffing days after a shake up at New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
Two bills to address issues arising from the COVID-19 crisis at long-term care facilities sponsored by Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle were recently approved by both houses and now await action by Gov. Phil Murphy.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law four measures that lawmakers believe will improve long-term care facilities that were at the heart of the coronavirus pandemic.
GOP state senators call for the creation of a Senate Select Committee with subpoena power to investigate long-term care facilities.
Gov. Phil Murphy gave the go-ahead for gyms and indoor amusements facilities to open starting Sept. 1, with hopes that indoor dining will be allowed before mid-September.
Four bills aimed at strengthening New Jersey’s long-term care facilities against future viral outbreaks have advanced in the state Assembly.
The state Legislature continued a series of hearings on the spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey’s long-term care facilities, which included a review of nearly a dozen bills aimed at strengthening the system against future outbreaks.
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle and State Sen. Joseph Vitale introduced a comprehensive package of bills in response to Manatt Health’s review of the state’s long-term care facilities and their response to COVID-19.
The state Legislature recently kicked off a series of hearings on the spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey’s long-term care facilities.