Arizona’s Yuma County, at the juncture of Mexico and California, has the most cases per capita of any metro area over the course of the pandemic.
The Trump administration raised hopes of a speedy process for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Patience is wearing thin.
Some staff in hospitals and long-term care facilities don’t want to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Their employers are trying to change their minds.
Some states are already expanding eligibility to people 65 and over, even though millions of people the C.D.C. recommends go first — health care workers and nursing home residents — have yet to get shots.
Walgreens and CVS staff will soon begin vaccinations at tens of thousands of long-term care facilities. Some staff and residents are wary, and there are thorny issues of consent.