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Connections: Local nursing home leaders discuss precautions they're taking to protect residents

According to state data reported earlier this week, more than 4,800 New Yorkers in nursing homes and care facilities have died from the coronavirus since March 1.

This hour, we talk with leaders of local nursing homes who discuss the precautions they're taking to protect their vulnerable residents. Our guests are from the Alliance for Senior Care, which includes five local facilities: St. Ann's Community, St. John's Home, Friendly Senior Living, Jewish Senior Life, and Episcopal SeniorLife.

Our guests:

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.