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Highly-rated California nursing home hit hard by coronavirus

Added 07-11-20 09:03:02pm EST - “A Northern California nursing home hit hard by a deadly coronavirus outbreak is a highly rated facility. But even with a good track record, it wasn't prepared to combat the coronavirus when it arrived.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Highly rated California nursing home hit hard by coronavirus”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California nursing home hit hard by a deadly coronavirus outbreak is a highly rated facility. But even with a good track record, it wasn’t prepared to combat the coronavirus when it arrived.

At least 17 people died and dozens of staff members got infected after a housekeeping employee tested positive April 2 and was the first confirmed to have the virus at Stollwood Convalescent Hospital, a nonprofit nursing home in Woodland that received high marks from inspectors and a national accreditation bureau, the Sacramento Bee reported Saturday.

It is the deadliest nursing home outbreak in Northern California and among the worst COVID-19 clusters in the state.

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“We put him there thinking he would be safe,” said Donna Scully, whose 71-year-old father was the fifth person at the facility to have died from COVID-19 complications. “And he wasn’t.”

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