KVH continues to test for COVID-19, prepares for surge


March 18, 2020

As the status of COVID-19 changes day by day and hour by hour, Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) says it's been preparing for the virus for some time.

KVH's Incident Command Team has been working around the clock with local and state authorities to remain as prepared as possible to manage testing and patients that require inpatient care. “We formally initiated our emergency operations plan on March 2 in anticipation of COVID-19 reaching Goldendale,” stated Annie Stone, ARNP. KVH has tested and continues to test patients who meet the criteria for COVID-19 testing per the CDC guidelines. We received our first positive test result on Saturday, March 14. The Klickitat County Public Health Dep...

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