By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Care Center tests negative for coronavirus


Last updated 4/9/2020 at 10:03am

John McCallum

A positive test for COVID-19 in a patient at the Cheney Care Center's skilled nursing facility led to onsite testing of all skilled nursing residents - tests that were all negative. Read the full story on page 3

CHENEY – Cheney Care Center residents appear to be free of any signs of the severe acute respiratory disease COVID-19.

After a positive report of the disease in a resident of the skilled nursing portion of the facility was reported last week, Care Center officials got some help from Multicare, who came by on Saturday, April 4, and tested all skilled nursing residents.

"All of our residents are negative for COVID-19," Executive Director Keith Fauerso said Monday, April 6.

The resident, a woman in her 50s, exhibiting signs of the disease was transported to a local hospital on March 30 where...

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