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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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On October 26, Central Washington University (CWU) retested students and employees as a result of a student who tested positive for COVID-19 at Wendell Hill Hall B. Test results revealed an excellent result with only one additional person testing positive for COVID-19 of the 148 individuals who were tested for the second time.
“CWU continues to coordinate closely with the Kittitas County Incident Management Team and the results of this incident show that CWU has an effective plan and response to COVID-19,” states Incident Commander Darren Higashiyama.
According to CWU, “the student from Wendell Hill Hall B who tested positive was symptomatic and has been in isolation since Monday, October 26. Eight more students from the residence hall tested positive on October 19, 2020, and have been in isolation since that time.”
For more information regarding Wendell Hill Hall B news, please visit https://www.cwu.edu/wendell-hill-hall-b-covid-19-retesting-reveal-excellent-results and additional information for CWU COVID-19 updates visit http://www.cwu.edu/emergency/covid-19-updates.
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.