W.Va. nursing home asked for help after one employee got sick; now it has more than 30 cases and 2 deaths – West Virginia MetroNews
A Princeton nursing home with a coronavirus outbreak says it asked for mass testing of residents and staff early this month, but was denied.
That happened when the nursing home had one case.
“After an employee tested positive for Covid-19 earlier in July, our team requested assistance and mass testing from local and state health officials on and before July 7th, 2020,” the nursing home stated in an update today.
“We were denied the testing and were told, ‘At this time our outbreak guideline d…