WOODLAND (CBS13) — The Woodland nursing home where a large coronavirus outbreak resulted in the deaths of more than a dozen residents will be closing by the end of September.
St. John’s Village announced on Wednesday that they would be closing the Stollwood nursing facility.READ MORE: 'That Is Just Inhumane': Hidden Camera Captures Alleged Elder Abuse At Folsom Senior Living Facility
Officials say it would be “extremely burdensome” financially, amid the coronavirus pandemic, to keep the facility open. Further, the company argues that labor shortages and increasing regulations have left the facility in a tenuous situation.READ MORE: 2 People Shot During Fight In Old Sacramento
According to Yolo County public health numbers, there have been a total of 17 residents at Stollwood who have died from coronavirus. Another 32 residents, along with 34 staff members, have tested positive.MORE NEWS: de Vere's Irish Pub Closing Its Doors At Sacramento And Davis Locations
Stollwood’s last day open is scheduled for Sept. 30, St. John’s Village said. Exactly how the process of closing the facility and where the remaining residents will go is still unclear.