Cascade Medical reports two positive tests

An acute care nurse wears a procedure mask.

EAST WENATCHEE – This is a joint news release from Chelan-Douglas Health District (CDHD) and Cascade Medical. On March 24, CDHD was notified by Cascade Medical of two lab-confirmed positive test results for COVID-19. This brings the health district’s total number of lab-confirmed positive cases to nine, eight of which are Chelan County residents and one  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 complete order at:

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 Upper Valley. Those with symptoms may also 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.