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6 regional care units to be established across N.S. to manage spread of COVID-19

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COVID-19.The government said it has budgeted up to $6.2 million for this initiative, which will see the units set up within a hospital or nursing home.Providers who operate large or multiple facilities may also choose to establish the regional care unit model in one of their facilities for their residents.“Residents in our continuing care system are some of the most vulnerable when it comes to COVID-19,” said Leo Glavine, Minister of Health and Wellness in a press release. “We have made changes to strengthen how the sector responds to a second wave of the virus and Regional Care Units for nursing home residents who test positive for COVID-19 is one of these measures.”According to the province, the units will be in the following.

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