Veterans Home of California with almost 800 aging residents, has had no COVID-19 cases
KTVU FOX 2
By Debora Villalon
May 7, 2020
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. - Across the country, nursing homes and Veterans Affairs facilities are being overwhelmed by COVID-19.
A veteran's home in Yountville has nearly 800 aging residents, but zero cases of COVID-19. KTVU's Debora Villalon reports stringent steps are being taken at the nursing home and it seems to be paying off.
In the Bay Area, one institution stands out.
"Fingers crossed we keep it that way," said Director Lisa Peake, while acknowledging an aggressive response.
Access to the sprawling Napa Valley campus tightened in early March.
Staff wearing PPE screened arrivals then, and the precautions have only become more stringent since.
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