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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
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The Kittitas County Incident Management Team (IMT) is continuing to work on containing the spread of positive COVID-19 cases associated with Twin City Foods, Inc. There are five additional patients who have tested positive for COVID-19. Three of the individuals received re-testing and two of the additional cases are family members of employees. All patients continue to be stable at this time and there are no hospitalizations.
The variance application also continues to be on hold. At this time, residents should be operating under the Phase 1 of Washington’s Phased Approach. Additional information on Phase 1 requirements can be found at https://www.governor.wa.gov/news-media/chart-washingtons-phased-approach. The release to Phase 2 has not occurred at this time. With the local health order expiring today, the IMT will provide additional information on how the county will proceed. “We know this is weighing heavy on the minds of our county residents,” states Health Officer Dr. Mark Larson.
Information is provided below to recap the current situation and address some concerns from county residents:
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Kasey Knutson, Public Information Officer, (509) 962-7515
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.