Tester, Moran urge VA to continue support for veterans in nursing homes
Last updated 8/26/2020 at 10:27am
Note: This was provided by the Veterans’ Affairs Committee Office of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester
U.S. Sens Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Jerry Moran, R-Kans., — ranking member and chair of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, respectively — are seeking additional support from the Department of Veterans Affairs to protect the health and lives of veterans and staff in long-term care facilities during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
“Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing homes and long-term care facilities have emerged as one of the most vulnerable settings for outbreaks,” the senators...