The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Coronavirus outbreak hits Sanborn nursing home facility

14 residents test positive so far


August 6, 2020


Prairie View Campus in Sanborn is the first long-term care facility in O'Brien County to report an outbreak of COVID-19. As of Monday, 14 residents had tested positive.

A nursing home in Sanborn is attempting to mitigate the spread of a COVID-19 outbreak inside the facility.

Fourteen cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed at Prairie View Campus as of Monday, according to a joint news release by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and O'Brien County Public Health. Those affected are in isolation and additional testing of residents and staff will take place as directed by IDPH.

"We are in contact with our families and are doing everything we can to support them," according to a statement from Prairie View Campus. "We are also doing everything we can to...

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