9Wants to Know found the federal government is sending mixed messages by fining and paying the same Colorado nursing homes during the pandemic.

DENVER — More than 100 Colorado nursing homes that experienced COVID-19 outbreaks were fined for poor infection control and other pandemic-related failures   but those very same facilities also pocketed financial bonuses tied to infection rates, a 9Wants to Know investigation discovered.

The fines and bonuses all came from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 9Wants to Know found through an analysis of federal data. Facilities were paid $10.3 million more than they

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There’s a truism that when you lose one sense, like hearing, your other senses are heightened to compensate.

I’ve thought of that truism a lot as I watched our team of brokerage professionals continue to drive real estate, build relationships and negotiate deals even when COVID deprived them of one of their strongest tools: the face-to-face meeting.

Bob Young, Weitzman

Before COVID, we met clients (or potential clients) at the property, at their offices, or during trade shows like RECon in Vegas, which could attract up to 50,000 retail professionals for dealmaking.

COVID greatly reduced the real estate brokerage community’s

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A rule forcing care home residents who go on any sort of outside visit to then spend two weeks in their room is being scrapped, the government announced on Saturday. Campaigners have hailed the reversal, with one group saying the regulation had turned “care homes into prisons”.

Under new guidance to begin from Tuesday, people living in care homes in England will not have to self-isolate if they leave the home to be in the garden of a relative or friend, or to visit outdoor spaces such as parks and beaches.

They must be accompanied by either a care worker

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Minnesota Labor Department inspection files show Sholom Community Alliance paid $27,100 in fines after Eagan resident David Kolleh died last May.

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. — A suburban Minneapolis nursing home has paid the state’s largest fine for a coronavirus-related safety violation after an employee contracted COVID-19 and died.

State Labor Department inspection files show Sholom Community Alliance paid $27,100 in fines after David Kolleh died last May, the Star Tribune reported

The St. Louis Park nursing home was cited for failing to provide an adequate respiratory program for workers. Inspectors for the Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the new trend of turning commercial real estate graveyards into housing.

“The demand for office space is continuing to change. I would say it has accelerated what we we’re already beginning to see in terms of you don’t need… as much space per person, and especially as there is more opportunity to telework,” The D.C. Office of Planning director Andrew Trueblood told FOX Business’ Edward Lawrence on Wednesday.

NEW SURVEY SHOWS A THIRD OF REMOTE WORKERS MAY QUIT

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As of April 7, 2,543 Coloradans have signed up for the BinaxNOW at-home testing program. The state is now offering free test kits to all public-facing employees.

COLORADO, USA — Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is distributing 2 million free rapid BinaxNOW test kits directly to eligible employees whose jobs require them to interact with the public. 

Those who have opted into the CO Exposure Notifications service are also eligible if they receive an exposure notification. 

Eligible Coloradans can apply to receive test kits through this form and can expect a confirmation email from the state

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