Plattsburgh nursing home keeping families out

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) A Plattsburgh nursing home is keeping families out, except in the case of an emergency.

Meadowbrook Healthcare in Plattsburgh, N.Y. is asking loved ones to Skype, Facetime, call or send emails instead of visiting in person.

The elderly are particularly susceptible to coronavirus.

At least 19 people have died at a nursing home in suburban Seattle.