Higher caution applied to long term care
Last updated 12/8/2020 at 1:39pm
The Snohomish Health District is advising a higher level of caution for long-term care facilities to rein in an infection surge of COVID-19.
More than 10,000 cases and nearly 1,500 deaths have been associated with long term care facilities in the state, according to a report by the Department of Health: https://bit.ly/2LawgBK
Approximately 500 cases at 44 facilities were recorded as of Dec. 2, the health district states. Part of those are occurring at Josephine Caring Community in Stanwood where nearly 100 cases were recorded at the last count available from the health district, in late Nov...