Spokane County far from Phase 3 reopening
Case count, testing capabilities cited among reasons for not moving forward in reopening process
Last updated 6/18/2020 at 10:32am
CHENEY – Spokane County is not going forward in its reopening from COVID-19 restrictions any time soon.
That was the verdict delivered to the City Council last Tuesday night by City Administrator Mark Schuller. It’s also the verdict presented at a Monday morning, June 15, press conference by Spokane Regional Health Department Health Officer Dr. Bob Lutz — verdicts reinforced over the weekend by a state Department of Health report showing COVID-19 transmission on the rise in Eastern Washington.
Schuller told the council that county officials have decided not to apply for Phase 3 reopen...