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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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Kittitas County received all test results for Prestige Senior Living at Hearthstone (Hearthstone) and all results are negative. In addition, Meadows Place is no longer considered an outbreak, since the two staff who tested positive have recovered and there are no other associated cases. To date, Kittitas County is experiencing outbreaks in two different LTCF locations, Pacifica and Prestige Post-Acute and Rehab. An outbreak is defined as two or more non-household cases epidemiologically linked within 14 days in a workplace, congregate living, or institutional setting, according to the Washington State Department of Health.
Pacifica Senior Living (Pacifica) and Prestige Post-Acute and Rehab continue to work closely with the Kittitas County Incident Management Team. The locations have the following positive COVID-19 case counts:
Pacifica has 17 residents, including four deaths. There are six positive staff.
Prestige Post-Acute and Rehab – Kittitas Valley has 48 positive residents, including eight deaths. There are 41 positive staff.
Each LTCF has a COVID-19 response and isolation plan and have worked closely with the IMT while developing those plans. The IMT, LTCF locations, local Emergency Medical Services, and Kittitas Valley Healthcare are all working together to address the current outbreaks.
If you have questions about your health, please contact your healthcare provider or you can call the Temporary COVID Clinic at KVH at 509-933-8850. If you are having a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the Emergency Department at KVH. If you have general questions about COVID-19, please call the EOC at 509-933-8315 or 509-933-8305.
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.