Spokane Veterans Home employee tests positive for COVID-19

SPOKANE, Wash. — An employee at the Spokane Veterans home has tested positive for COVID-19. 

The employee is now self-quarantining at home, a spokesperson with the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs said.  

The home will be conducting temperature checks for all residents over the next two weeks and staff will begin wearing masks when caring for residents during that time. 

The Spokane Veterans Home also provided additional cleaning in areas of the building where the employee had worked. 

All residents, staff, and their family members at the home have been notified.

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