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

By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Covid-19 outbreak over at CMHC

Residents out of isolation

 

February 10, 2022

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Three staff members and five residents at Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley tested positive for COVID-19 last month. It was the first outbreak at the facility since the pandemic began.

An outbreak of COVID-19 at Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley has been quelled.

According to interim CMHC Director Lisa Lowe, no residents were testing positive for the virus as of Tuesday morning. The facility experienced its first outbreak of the pandemic last month when five residents became infected. Outbreaks at longterm care facilities are only declared when three or more residents test positive for COVID-19.

"We have been doing regular testing," Lowe said. "We have completed over four rounds of routine testing and we have no residents testing positive. We have transferred al...



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