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Also in the News for Tuesday, Aug. 11

Nursing homes ordered to begin mandatory coronavirus testing for workers … Texas leads country in nursing home staffing shortages … Trump says he would target Medicare, Social Security if re-elected … New Jersey governor takes heat for coronavirus nursing home deaths … NY’s Cuomo says ‘no need’ for independent investigation into controversial nursing home policy

Also in the News for Monday, Aug. 10

Nursing homes lose 28,000 jobs in July … SNFs in Texas with no active COVID-19 cases can resume visits … Washington state releases guidelines for nursing home visits … Indiana releases new data on coronavirus deaths in nursing homes, ALFs

Omega remains hopeful despite 8% occupancy drop; Sabra upbeat about skilled mix, acquisition prospects

Omega Healthcare executives expect operator performance to be “significantly affected” for the foreseeable future after reporting an 8% decline in overall occupancy since February. Meanwhile, Sabra Health Care REIT CEO Rick Matros cited numerous optimistic indicators at his company’s second quarter earnings call, despite also showing an 8% decline in occupancy since the pandemic was declared.

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