Jul 23, 2020 7:13 PM

Positive virus case identified in Graham Co. nursing home

Posted Jul 23, 2020 7:13 PM

HILL CITY — The Graham County Health Department on Wednesday reported the first case of a resident testing positive for COVID-19 at Dawson Place, a Hill City nursing home.

The health department said a female resident in her 60s tested positive for coronavirus on Monday and is currently in isolation.

"Officials plan to test all employees and residents immediately. KDHE has been contacted for further advice regarding isolation procedures," the department said in a social media announcement. "Officials indicate that the 'no visitors' policy will continue at the nursing home until further notice."

Graham County has had a total of 10 positive cases of COVID-19 since reporting began.