Seattle King County Public Health  (SKCPH) – Weekly Testing Recommendation SNFs and ALs

Seattle King County Public Health  (SKCPH) – Weekly Testing Recommendation SNFs and ALs

SKCPH is recommending weekly testing in long-term care, skilled nursing, and assisted living communities.  With the increased cases in the community, increased positivity rate, breakthrough cases and the five variants of concern, weekly testing is the best way to stop outbreaks before they start. 

Please read full letter from Dr. James Lewis, Medical Epidemiologist, COVID-19 Healthcare System Response Public Health Seattle and King County.

 

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April 8, 2021