Network of Community Organizations Sees 30 Percent Jump in Pandemic Resource Requests Over Past Month

[ad_1] SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Community Health Workers throughout Illinois responded in September to more than 5,500 requests for immediate pandemic assistance, a more than 30 percent increase from the benchmark set in August, according to data released today by the Illinois Public Health Association. Service requests were addressed by the team … Read more

Cuomo administration ‘froze’ over nursing home data requests

[ad_1] ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top aide told Democratic lawmakers that his administration took months to release data on the coronavirus death toll among nursing home residents because officials “froze” over worries the information was “going to be used against us.” The information came from a Democratic lawmaker who attended … Read more