Local community members along with several  individuals associated with caregivers and family members, will join Congresswoman Claudia Tenney this morning at 11:15a for a roundtable discussion on the rights or caregivers and residents.

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According to a news release the discussions with include people, in our community who were denied access to their family and loved ones who were living in long tern health care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Part of the discussion will include the bipartisan Essential Caregivers Act that was introduced by Congresswoman Tenney, aimed at the protect the rights of residents and caregivers.

Other attendees include, the Executive Director of Elizabeth Church Manor, Vicki Mirabito, and many community residents who were denied access to family or were sequestered themselves as a result of COVID-19.

The discussions will be held at Broome County Chamber of Commerce, Community Room, 5 S. College Drive, in Binghamton.

The media will ask questions after the discussion around 12:30p today.


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