A nursing home in Essex County reported 26 cases of COVID-19 and three deaths this week.
It’s one the largest outbreaks in the North Country since the start of the pandemic. The nursing home in Elizabethtown is under the same ownership of a senior center in Glens Falls where 20 residents died due to COVID earlier this year.
The Essex Center nursing home in Elizabethtown is owned by Centers Health Care, which operates facilities across the state. This spring, 75 residents at one of its nursing homes in Glens Falls contracted COVID, 20 of them died.