By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

COVID cases possible in Cheney, Airway Heights


Last updated 4/2/2020 at 2:38pm

CHENEY – Fire Department emergency personnel responded to five potential COVID-19 cases last week, according to Fire Chief Tom Jenkins.

Additionally, Jenkins said that close to a dozen other calls paramedics responded to were individuals experiencing flu-like symptoms.

“It’s unknown if they all were tested and the results of those tests,” Jenkins added.

Responders take measures to protect themselves on all such calls, such as wearing protective eyewear, an N95 mask and gloves. Jenkins said if patients are coughing or producing sputum and in need of airway management techniques then...

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