By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter
Here are some of HealthDay’s top stories for Thursday, Aug. 19:
After 3 local educators die of COVID, Florida school board member pleads for safeguards. Americans were shocked earlier this month when three educators in Broward County, Fla., died of COVID-19 within a 24-hour span. Speaking with HealthDay Now, county school board member Debra Hixon says taking precautions will prevent more tragedies. Read more
Biden Administration puts pressure on nursing homes to vaccinate staff. All U.S. nursing home staff must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or their employers will risk losing Medicare and Medicaid funding, President Joe Biden announced Wednesday. Read more
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