Focus: Infection Control

N.Y. nursing home cited after maggots found in patient wound

January 22, 2020

The Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Batavia, N.Y., was cited by the state Health Department after after maggots were found in a patient's wound, according to an article on The Buffalo News website.

While the state cited Premier Genesee for the violations, it did not fine the nursing home.

The patient's family filed a complaint with the state Health Department, which initiated an investigation in early October.

An inadequate pest control program to prevent flies from entering and spreading maggots at the 160-bed nursing home was cited by the Health Department as the culprit.

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