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As critics, government officials and the public as a whole keep a close watch on coronavirus data coming out of facilities like the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, a so-called “reclassification” of more than two dozen deaths in the past 90 days has now put the Hebrew Home a hair above all other facilities in the Bronx when it comes to coronavirus deaths. more
Seven surveyors from the state's health department spent three days reviewing every floor, every department and every policy and procedure. And now that it's over, the Hebrew Home at Riverdale says those surveyors have moved on to the next nursing home after giving the Palisade Avenue facility a thumbs up on its response to the coronavirus pandemic. more
Navigating the ever-changing waters of what is the COVID-19 response by the state, nursing homes — where a coronavirus outbreak could cause serious devastation — have had the most scrutiny, especially the state's largest non-profit nursing home, the Hebrew Home at Riverdale. more
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to play out, the nation has heard horror stories from doctors and nurses in hospitals struggling with high numbers of patients, sick staff members, and an inadequate supply of gowns and masks to keep everyone on the front lines safe. more
The power of one. Generally a concept with positive connotations, talking about how any one person can make a difference. But there’s a flip side to that, especially when it comes to nursing homes and adult care facilities. And it’s one few of us care to even think about. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo must, especially in the middle of a pandemic. more
Since taking over the New York Yankees in 2018, manager Aaron Boone has had to field a lot of tough and intelligent questions about what his baseball team has done, what they will do, and how he'd get them there. But Boone never had to face a gaggle coming from the Hebrew Home at Riverdale. more
There have been 222 confirmed deaths in Bronx nursing homes and adult care facilities related to complications from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. But a new report released by the state's health department says that number could be as high as nearly 630. more
Few probably remember — or were even alive for — a popular song from the early 1970s by Tony Orlando and Dawn called “Tie a Yellow Ribbon ‘Round the Ole Oak Tree.” The lyric is shared from the perspective of someone on the outs with his true love, and if she wants him back in her life, to show it by tying a yellow ribbon around a tree in her front yard. more
March began with trepidation, then transformed into mass confusion, and finally fear. The world outside looked bleak because of the coronavirus pandemic, and it wasn't much different inside at Hebrew Home at Riverdale, especially with visitors barred from the 5901 Palisade Ave., campus since March 16. Enter Billy Crystal. Well, through a little bit of YouTube technology. more
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