17 positive COVID-19 cases at Colonial Vista long-term care facility, 12th, 13th deaths identified

 EAST WENATCHEE – On July 27, Chelan-Douglas Health Distrcit confirmed 17 cases of COVID-19 at Colonial Vista Long-Term Care Facility in Wenatchee.  Thirteen residents and four staff members tested positive for Covid-19 after a facility-wide testing was conducted last Wednesday, July 22.  As required, all four staff members who tested positive are isolating at home.  The positive residents are all in isolation and any exposed residents are in quarantine separated from the residents who tested negative.  


 Chelan-Douglas Health Distict is reporting its 12th and 13th COVID-19 associated deaths.  The individuals were males, one in his 70’s and the other in his 80’s, living in Chelan County.  These deaths bring the Health District’s total COVID-19 deaths to 13.   
For the health of your family, neighbors, and friends, please wear a mask in public, maintain a six (6) foot distance from others and avoid social gatherings.  It is a personal decision we all make when we choose to socialize outside of our households. We risk infecting others with our choices to interact with people who are not within our close family circle and we may be impacting our most vulnerable residents should we be in close contact.   


CDHD would like to remind everyone to please mask-up in public and help protect one another.  Masking is the next best thing to a vaccine.  
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