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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) continues its response to the increase in cases associated with Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) in Ellensburg.
As of 12:30pm on July 17th, seven additional positive cases in staff members at Prestige Post-Acute and Rehab – Kittitas Valley (Prestige) were reported to the IMT, bringing the facility’s total to 59 (37 residents and 22 staff). The IMT continues to conduct case and contact investigations to ensure individuals who need to quarantine are notified.
The positive case numbers for Meadows Place and Pacifica Senior Living (Pacifica) have not changed. Pacifica conducted retesting today, July 17th.
All LTCF in Kittitas County have been preparing for the possibility of COVID-19 cases within their facilities for months. Each LTCF has a COVID response and isolation plan and have worked closely with the IMT while developing those plans. We are all working together to ensure the continued safety of your loved ones. All patients are currently stable.
In order to stay in phase 3, this is what must happen:
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Jill Beedle, Public Information Officer, 509-962-7662
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.