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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Cheney Care Center resident tests positive for COVID-19


Last updated 4/3/2020 at 11:57am

CHENEY -- A resident at the Cheney Care Center has tested positive for the severe acute respiratory disease COVID-19.

According to news reports, the resident was transferred to a local hospital on March 30 and tested positive for the disease on April 1. The resident is in quarantine at the hospital, and Care Center officials say there are no other confirmed or suspected cases at the facility.

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John McCallum, Managing Editor

John McCallum is an award-winning journalist who has been with the Cheney Free Press for over 20 years. He has received 10 Washington Newspaper Publisher Association awards for journalism and photography, including first place awards for Best Investigative, Best News and back-to-back awards in Best Breaking News categories. He has been serving as editor of the Spokane Valley News Herald since March 2020.

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