East Wenatchee, WA – This is a joint news release from Chelan-Douglas Health District (CDHD) and Cascade Medical. On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, CDHD was notified by Cascade Medical of two (2) lab-confirmed positive test results for COVID-19. This brings the health district’s total number of lab-confirmed positive cases to nine (9), eight (8) of which are Chelan County residents and one (1) Douglas County resident.
Yesterday, Governor Jay Inslee signed a “Stay Home – Stay Healthy” proclamation, ordering everyone not to leave their homes through April 8, except for crucial activities. You can find the Governor’s complete order at: https://www.governor.wa.gov/office-governor/official-actions/proclamations. In addition to staying home, we encourage everyone to:
• Continue to practice all hygienic recommendations: proper hand washing, avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth and cover your cough/sneezes. Clean and disinfect commonly used objects and surfaces.
• Rely on credible sources of information. Please stay up-to-date via credible resources such as local health departments, the Washington State Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please call Cascade Medical at (509) 548-5815 if you live in the Leavenworth area, or call Confluence Health at 509-663-8711 or the State Department of Health hotline at 1-800-525-0127. Do not go to see a doctor without calling ahead first.
Chelan-Douglas Health District
Washington State Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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