Michigan nursing homes prepare for potential COVID-19 vaccine
DETROIT – There is growing excitement at nursing homes and long-term care facilities about being named among the first in line to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it’s available. READ: Timeline of when Michigan officials hope to have COVID-19 vaccine available to general publicThose kinds of facilities have been particularly hard hit. The owner of a large nursing home group said the recommendation from the CDC is a game-changer for the better. According to the state’s website, the group has had a total of 162 deaths of residents and 4 staff deaths. She believes being first in line for the vaccine is critical to keeping long-term care facilities safe.