Sick Seniors: Minnesota’s Failure to Protect the Elderly from COVID-19
on July 15, 2020
Wednesday, July 22nd at 12:00 pm
High COVID-19 death rates are plaguing congregate care facilities across the nation. In some cases, COVID-19 positive patients are even being sent into congregate care homes to free up ICU beds, putting more seniors at risk.
In Minnesota, where 80% of COVID-19 deaths are from long term care facilities (the highest percentage in the nation), Governor Walz’s sweeping statewide shutdowns failed to protect Minnesota’s vulnerable elderly population.
Join Minnesota State Senator Karin Housley and Avik Roy, president of The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, in a discussion about COVID-19 policies that are putting the elderly in danger.
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