Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week    |   Hablamos Espanol

NYS Nursing Homes – COVID-19 Resource Center


New York State Undercounting COVID-19 Fatalities in Nursing Homes, Says Dalli & Marino’s John Dalli – CNY TV
Tracking nursing homes from COVID-19 has become a guessing game according to a report by CNY (Central New York) TV. John Dalli, a partner in the law firm Dalli & Marino, LLP says New York is undercounting deaths compared to other states. “We’re a little behind the curve in terms of reporting requirements for nursing homes.


Dalli & Marino’s John Dalli Questions Mayor’s Call for More Home-Based Care for the Elderly During COVID-19 Pandemic – WCBS 2 TV

New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio announced this week added support for skilled nursing facilities including free on-site testing of staff and residents, extra personnel, and a push for more home-based care for the elderly. But John Dalli, of elder abuse law firm Dalli & Marino, LLP says that the mayor’s plans don’t account for how nursing homes are actually staffed.


Dalli & Marino’s John Dalli Warns That COVID-19 Fatalities in New York Nursing Homes Will Rise — Spectrum News NY 1

Spectrum News NY 1 reports that the number of fatalities in New York nursing homes from COVID-19 has surged because the state now includes those presumed dead from the virus. John Dalli of elder abuse law firm Dalli & Marino LLP says we’ll never get an accurate count and that numbers will rise due to understaffing and Governor Cuomo’s conflicting mandates around this issue.

New York’s “Puzzling” Actions to Protect Nursing Home Residents from COVID-19 – FOX NEWS – “The Story With Martha MacCallum”

Dalli & Marino LLP’s John Dalli appeared on FOX NEWS’ “The Story with Martha MacCallum” on May 5 discussing COVID-19’s devastating impact in nursing homes and Governor Cuomo’s “puzzling” responses, requiring all New York State facilities to readmit COVID-19 patients — yet later giving those nursing homes immunity from providing adequate, state-mandated care.

NYS Nursing Home Patients Exposed To COVID-19 – Facebook Live – Gary Baumgarten

Dalli & Marino, LLP partner John Dalli, interviewed by Gary Baumgarten, Producer/editor/reporter/anchor Fox News Headlines 24/7 on SiriusXM 115, discussed on May 1, on Facebook Live, that people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are being put into nursing homes. And that in New York State, nursing homes are being held harmless from neglect because of the coronavirus.

WCBS-TV2 News Report 
Dalli & Marino, LLP partner John Dalli provides insight on how understaffing has played a role in the COVID-19 crisis in New York nursing homes



As heard on May 2, on Fox News Headlines SiriusXM 115 with Gary Baumgarten, Governor Cuomo’s order to New York Nursing Homes to reduce overcrowding by readmitting or admitting patients that are COVID-19-positive has, according to John Dalli, Esq., partner in the Nursing Home Abuse law firm, Dalli & Marino, LLP, “led to a lot of unnecessary deaths.”




Dalli & Marino’s John Dalli Says The State’s Tally of Nursing Home Deaths Is Likely Higher: Spectrum News New York 1 reports that COVID-related deaths in nursing homes and adult care facilities have now exceeded 6,000, but the true extent may never be known. John Dalli of elder abuse law firm Dalli & Marino, LLP agrees, saying the toll is likely 10-15% higher.

AP count: Over 4,300 virus patients sent to NY nursing homes

John Dalli of Nursing Home Abuse law firm, Dalli & Marino, LLP quoted in The Daily Wire article, “New York Health Dept Admits To Undercounting Nursing Home Deaths As Cuomo Scandal Worsens”

Nearly one quarter of New York state’s COVID-19 victims have died in nursing homes and psychiatric facilities — and yet, the death toll is likely much higher… John Dalli, reporting “is not being done with these COVID deaths. They’re just not doing it.”

“Andrew Cuomo’s Nursing Home Policy Proves Tragic” Columnist Michael Goodwin faults the Governor for the state mandate requiring facilities to admit patients positive for the coronavirus

“Where To Turn When There Is a Nursing Home Concern”
Lists of contact information to New York State resources that can help address unresolved issues with a nursing home.


John Dalli, Salvatore Marino, and Jeanne RamassoThe Dalli and Marino firm has been making things right in the New York metro area since 1996. As part of the community, we’ve come through our share of crises with you. And the current COVID-19 pandemic will be no different.

Like many of you, we are working remotely so we can all see each other again much sooner. What has not changed is our focus and full commitment to you.

For our current clients, we continue to work on your cases and remain available by phone, email or text for any questions or updates. We’re also monitoring the situation with area courts and will adapt to any changes in order to protect your interests.

For new clients, we are able to meet with you remotely in order to represent you on any matter. If you have a new matter that you want to discuss please contact us immediately.

If you just want to discuss an issue where something’s gone wrong, we are still available for a free initial consultation while you stay in your home.

We are looking forward to welcoming you into our offices again soon. Until then, we wish you and your family good health.

Contact Us

Please contact us today if you have questions or would like to have a consultation. We can be reached at 1-888-465-8790 [Toll-Free], or by completing the CASE EVALUATION FORM on this page or our Contact Page

3010 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY 10469

66-50 Myrtle Ave, Queens, NY 11385