A Montana Care Home Refused Free COVID-19 Tests. Now, Nearly Every Resident Has Coronavirus

Jul 15, 2020 - Time Magazine

(BILLINGS, Mont.) — It was meant to be a last line of defense to protect the most vulnerable as the coronavirus spread across the United States: Montana officials offered free testing in May for staff and residents at assisted living and long-term care facilities.

But not all of them followed through, according to state data, including a facility in Billings, Montana’s largest city, that cares for people with dementia and other memory problems. The virus has infected almost every resid...