WHITMER NURSING HOMES
Michigan lawmakers demand Whitmer stop placing COVID-19 patients in nursing homes with healthy residents
Gretchen Whitmer change the controversial policy that puts coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in nursing homes with healthy residents. MORE: Whitmer admits flaws in controversial COVID-19 nursing home policyStates such as New York have already reversed their similar policies, and lawmakers want to know why Michigan hasnt done so. The state of Michigan is spending about $40,000 each day to convert the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi into a field hospital for COVID-19 patients. But the field hospital hasnt been used for nursing home patients, and House Republicans are wondering why. But the argument is that thats often not possible, and there are still COVID-19 positive patients in the same facilities.