Trying to avoid a repeat of COVID-19 disaster in NJ nursing homes

Training program underway to improve infection control, keep residents and workers safe
Written by Lilo H. Stainton; published by NJ Spotlight News on
[Note: this article quotes Parker's Director of Medicine at Parker at Monroe]

“In the midst of this crisis, we must do more to keep nursing home residents and health care staff safe as they shelter in place,” said Dr. Fred A. Kobylarz, a geriatrician at Rutgers RWJMS and director of the Parker at Monroe Nursing Home, who will assist with the training. “Nursing homes are not often first in line for personal protective equipment, and they need clear guidance and support to implement and adhere to standards.”

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