Outings canceled, visitors screened: Seattle-area nursing homes scramble to keep vulnerable residents safe  Seattle TimesView Full Coverage on Google News
Even while senior communities are now taking urgent precautions, The Seattle Times has learned that one 85-year-old woman was moved to another facility before it was known she was infected...Even while senior communities are now taking urgent precautions, The Seattle Times has learned that one 85-year-old woman was moved to another facility before it was known she was infected with novel coronavirus.

Outings canceled, visitors screened: Seattle-area nursing homes scramble to keep vulnerable residents safe | The Seattle Times

North Carolina identified its first case of coronavirus Tuesday. The case is a person who traveled to Washington state and was exposed at the Life Care Center in Kirkland.North Carolina identified its first case of coronavirus Tuesday. The case is a person who traveled to Washington state and was exposed at the Life Care Center in Kirkland.

Coronavirus spreads from Kirkland to North Carolina

North Carolina identified its first case of coronavirus Tuesday. The case is a person who traveled to Washington state and was exposed at the Life Care Center in Kirkland.

Coronavirus spreads from Kirkland to North Carolina

The first nine coronavirus deaths in the U.S. show the .03/04/2020 7:14:37AM EST.The first nine coronavirus deaths in the U.S. show the

What the First Coronavirus Deaths Tell Us

The first nine coronavirus deaths in the U.S. show the .03/04/2020 7:22:36AM EST.The first nine coronavirus deaths in the U.S. show the

What the First Coronavirus Deaths Tell Us

A message from Kirkland’s mayor and city manager following coronavirus-related deaths.A message from Kirkland’s mayor and city manager following coronavirus-related deaths.

Protecting our community from COVID-19 | Guest editorial | Kirkland Reporter

“The team at the @seattleflustudy have sequenced the genome the #COVID19 community case reported yesterday from Snohomish County, WA, and have posted the sequence publicly to https://t.co/tbVb4MAGpy. There are some enormous implications here. 1/9”

Trevor Bedford on Twitter: "The team at the @seattleflustudy have sequenced the genome the #COVID19 community case reported yesterday from Snohomish County, WA, and have posted the sequence publicly to https://t.co/tbVb4MAGpy. There are some enormous implications here. 1/9"

“@seattleflustudy I believe we're facing an already substantial outbreak in Washington State that was not detected until now due to narrow case definition requiring direct travel to China. 6/9”

Trevor Bedford on Twitter: "I believe we're facing an already substantial outbreak in Washington State that was not detected until now due to narrow case definition requiring direct travel to China. 6/9… https://t.co/Hgb3L9YhV3"

“Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS! They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus, but if healthcare providers can’t get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk! https://t.co/UxZRwxxKL9”

U.S. Surgeon General on Twitter: "Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS! They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus, but if healthcare providers can’t get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk! https://t.co/UxZRwxxKL9"

“Why has the coronavirus hit Washington state so hard???? https://t.co/Y7H0TGRffe”

Perez on Twitter: "Why has the coronavirus hit Washington state so hard???? https://t.co/Y7H0TGRffe"

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Twelve of 30 firefighters and police officers in Kirkland who have been quarantined after potential or direct exposure to the COVID-19 virus at the city's LifeCare facility are now showing "flu-like" symptoms, according to city of Kirkland officials. The 30 all had been quarantined after they had responded to calls at the LifeCare Facility in the days before and during an outbreak of COVID-19 that was discovered at the center.KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Twelve of 30 firefighters and police officers in Kirkland who have been quarantined after potential or direct exposure to the COVID-19 virus at the city's LifeCare facility are now showing "flu-like" symptoms, according to city of Kirkland officials. The 30 all had been quarantined after they had responded to calls at the LifeCare Facility in the days before and during an outbreak of COVID-19 that was discovered at the center.

12 quarantined Kirkland firefighters showing 'flu-like' symptoms | KOMO

People living in White Center are voicing concern after King County started setting up a temporary quarantine village for people with coronavirus in the middle of a neighborhood. King County has started work on temporary housing for people who may need to be quarantined because of exposure to coronavirus. The county started moving in trailers Tuesday afternoon in the White Center neighborhood in the 200 block of southwest 112th Street.People living in White Center are voicing concern after King County started setting up a temporary quarantine village for people with coronavirus in the middle of a neighborhood. King County has started work on temporary housing for people who may need to be quarantined because of exposure to coronavirus. The county started moving in trailers Tuesday afternoon in the White Center neighborhood in the 200 block of southwest 112th Street.

King County picks west Seattle site for quarantine site amid COVID-19 response | KOMO

The city says 26 firefighters and three police officers are in quarantine because they responded to calls at the nursing home, where a COVID-19 outbreak has occurred. Most of the 9 coronavirus deaths in Washington state have been linked to the Kirkland longterm care facility.The city says 26 firefighters and three police officers are in quarantine because they responded to calls at the nursing home, where a COVID-19 outbreak has occurred. Most of the 9 coronavirus deat…

12 first responders quarantined in Washington showing flu-like symptoms | WFLA

The death toll from the coronavirus in the U.S. has climbed to nine, with tensions rising over how to contain the outbreak.The death toll from the coronavirus in the U.S. has climbed to nine, with tensions rising over how to contain the outbreak.

The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local):The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local):

The Latest: China reports slight drop in new virus cases :: WRAL.com

"Caution is appropriate. Preparedness is appropriate. Panic is not," the U.S. surgeon general said."Caution is appropriate. Preparedness is appropriate. Panic is not," the U.S. surgeon general said.

Officials: More than 100 cases of coronavirus reported in US, death toll rises to 9

Two patients who died last week weren’t identified as having COVID-19 until this week. Both were residents at the Life Care nursing facility in Washington, which is experiencing an outbreak of the virus.A nursing home in Washington is at the center of an outbreak

The earliest known deaths from COVID-19 in the US went undetected for a week - The Verge