More than 80 patients were being evacuated from a nursing home in Riverside Wednesday after employees of the facility failed to report for work to care for sick patients two days in a row, it was reported Wednesday.
The 84 patients will be moved from Magnolia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center to other health care locations throughout the county, according to ABC7, which cited a news release from Riverside University Health System.
Riverside University Health System and Kaiser Permanente sent 33 licenses vocational nurses and registered nurses to care for the residents after only one of the facility’s nursing assistants showed up to work, according to the statement.
There are 34 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus among the residents and five among employees, officials said.
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