Nursing Homes

Alabama National Guard to Assist Nursing Homes in the Fight Against COVID-19

Montgomery, Ala,(ANN) – The Alabama National Guard under the leadership of Gov. Kay Ivey will assist designated nursing homes in the state as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Trained and equipped National Guard teams will disinfect nursing homes that have been infected by COVID-19.  Employees will train staff on the techniques of donning and doffing personal protective equipment. Major…

Nursing Homes Facing Testing, Supply Needs

The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Alabama nursing homes continues to climb.  The Alabama Nursing Home Association says 31 nursing homes in 17 counties have at least one case. Chapman Healthcare Center in Alexander City has six COVID-19 cases in residents.  Five residents at Capitol Hill Healthcare in Montgomery have also tested positive.  Hillview Terrace in Montgomery has one…