Just the Facts - What Caused COVID-19


June 3, 2020
Contact: Deborah Pacyna

The following statement is from Craig Cornett, CEO/President, California Association of Health Facilities.

“Based on data, researchers at Harvard, Brown and the University of Chicago have determined that the likelihood of COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes are most directly correlated with the size of the outbreak in the larger community where a facility is located, with little to no correlation to facility ownership structure, staffing or quality ratings.”

Learn more about the independent analysis here.