Five area long-term care facilities remain in outbreak status The Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday reported that outbreaks continue at Coos County Nursing Home (29 residents, 31 staff), Grafton County Nursing Home (3 residents, 18 staff), Lafayette Center in Franconia (21 residents, 18 staff), The Morrison Skilled Nursing Facility in Whitefield (17 residents, 10 staff), and Riverglen House in Littleton (2 residents, 7 staff). Meanwhile an outbreak at Country Village Center in Lancaster was declared closed on Feb. 11. None of those facilities have reported any deaths during their current outbreaks. In total there were 49 active outbreaks statewide, according to DHHS.
- Two local 18-year-olds were killed in a two-car head-on crash in Charleston Wednesday night.
- Commercial landfill Casella has proposed for part of the land isn’t going in