We wrap up our In-Depth series on COVID-19 and health care with:a look at long-term care. The coronavirus has taken an especially high toll on residents and staff at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. This week, state officials announced 51 cases in a single facility. We explore why these outbreaks are occurring and what’s being done about it.
Air date: May 22, 2020
- Susan Buxton - N.H. long-term care ombudsman. You can call the ombudsman regarding long-term care issues at 603-271-4375 or 800-442-5640.
- Casey McDermott - NHPR reporter covering politics and policy, with a focus on data and accountability reporting.
- Jason Moon - NHPR's health reporter and host of the award-winning investigative podcast Bear Brook.
- Melissa St. Cyr - Chief Legal Counsel for the New Hampshire Dept. of Health and Human Services.