Friendly Senior Living seeks your help with our advocacy efforts with regard to the state-mandated employee testing.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, the Friendly Home, a 24-hour skilled nursing home, and Glenmere, an assisted living community, have supported testing as an important tool in mitigating the risk of exposure and spread of the virus, especially by asymptomatic employees. However, the financial burden placed on providers is impossible to absorb. We are now asking Governor Cuomo to reimburse nursing homes and assisted living facilities for the costs associated with the testing.
You can help by emailing the following letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo. Here’s how:
- Click on this link to complete a simple form: Click here for contact form
- In the Topic drop down menu, select “COVID-19”
- In the Subject line, type “Required Testing”
- Copy the entire letter below
- Paste the content of the letter into the “Message” section of the form
- Hit Submit
In partnership with our families, staff, Boards and community supporters, we hope our advocacy efforts will result in funding for the employee COVID testing completed to date, as well as continued testing.
Thank you so much for taking a few moments to join us in advocating on behalf of the Friendly Home and Glenmere, and the Members, residents and patients we are honored to serve, who are the most vulnerable population impacted by the pandemic. We are very grateful for your ongoing hard work, support and partnership!