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Nursing Home Receive Big Fine For COVID Violations

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A suburban nursing home getting slapped with a big fine. They're accused of not protecting its workers from COVID-19.

The U.S. Labor Department says West Suburban Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bloomingdale should pay a penalty of more than $83,000.

OSHA investigators recently did a follow-up inspection at the facility, more than a year after an employee died of COVID. They found six violations including failing to test the fit of its workers' N-95 respirator masks.

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