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Kaiser Family Foundation COVID-19 vaccine rollout panel

Senior living faces ongoing challenges with COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Although some sectors of long-term care are making progress on vaccinating residents, there are ongoing challenges to reach residents of assisted living and other residential care communities, as well as their staff members, according to a panel of experts discussing early lessons from the COVID-19 vaccine rollout at a Thursday webinar held by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Business briefs for Thursday, Jan. 14

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