LeadingAge: Supports state administration’s commitment to fund continued nursing home COVID-19 testing

(MADISON) – LeadingAge Wisconsin commends Governor Evers and his Department
of Health Services (DHS) for their recent commitment to provide funding for continued
COVID-19 testing in skilled nursing facilities throughout Wisconsin.
LeadingAge Wisconsin heard from DHS officials today of their plans to continue to offer biweekly testing of nursing home employees, as well as testing for symptomatic nursing home residents, through December 31, 2020. The continued testing initiative will be funded through existing federal CARES Act funding the state has already received, and therefore, providers wil...

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