Linn Health to close nursing home in July; 48 patients to be relocated

Updated at 5:29 p.m.

JAMIE SANFORD, administrator at Linn Health & Rehabilitation in East Providence, stands outside the nursing home in December 2020. The facility has notified the R.I. Department of Health that it intends to close. / PHOTO FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO.

EAST PROVIDENCE – After implementing a “Hail Mary” plan to save its nursing home, Linn Health & Rehabilitation will be closing its doors in July.  Earlier this week, the cash-strapped, nonprofit nursing home notified the R.I. Department of Health of its intent to close, and began the process of notifying its more than 100 staff

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