Holyoke Soldiers' Home Faces New Class-Action Lawsuit From Employees
Employees at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, where dozens of veterans died during an outbreak at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are calling for accountability.
Holyoke Soldiers' Home Faces New Class Action Lawsuit
In a lawsuit, an employee accuses managers and supervisors at Holyoke Soldiers’ Home of making a series of “criminally catastrophic decisions” in their mishandling of COVID-19 in the facility.
Top Mass. Court Hears Arguments Over Holyoke Soldiers' Home Leaders Charges
More than 70 people died in the COVID-19 outbreak in the home for veterans at the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, one of the deadliest such outbreaks at a U.S. long-term care facility.
Top Mass. Court Hears Holyoke Soldiers Home COVID Appeal
Massachusetts’ highest court heard a case over whether two former leaders of the Holyoke Soldiers Home should face charges over the deadly COVID outbreak in 2020.
Former National Guard Col. Tapped to Lead Holyoke Soldiers Home
The trustees that govern the Holyoke Soldiers Home have tapped its first permanent leader since the aftermath of a COVID-19 outbreak that killed dozens of veterans died there, sources tell the NBC10 Investigators. Mike Lazo, a licensed nursing home administrator, was appointed by the Board of Trustees, sources say. He is a former colonel of the Massachusetts National Guard who…
Compromise Reached On Soldiers' Home Changes After Devastating 2020 COVID-19 Outbreak
Twenty-eight months after COVID-19 tore through the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home in Massachusetts and leaders fumbled the response with deadly consequences, House and Senate lawmakers agreed Wednesday on a bill that would overhaul oversight, management requirements and crisis response at state-run long-term care facilities for veterans. A conference committee tasked with resolving differences in each branch’s reform bill filed a...