April 20, 2020
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Controversial “coronavirus wings” have been
popping up at nursing homes across the state.
Not everyone thinks it’s a good idea, especially those with loved
ones at assisted living facilities, sharing the same space.
Betsey Donovan, Chief Operating Officer at Eskaton Senior Living,
says there’s a need now for a space for senior coronavirus
patients that are discharged from hospitals but still need
“When they’re ready to go, there needs to be a place for them to
go,” Donovan said.
Now, the Eskaton in Fair Oaks will open its doors.
“We’re learning from the experts we can do both, we can protect
the vulnerable who have not tested positive while meeting the
short-term needs of those who are in the step-down program,” she