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Nursing Home Facility Reports Outbreak of COVID-19


SCIOTO – Scioto County emergency management director Larry Mullins is reporting a COVID-19 outbreak at a health care facility.

According to Mullins there has been an outbreak reported and associated with Best Care Nursing and Rehabilitation in Wheelersburg, OH.

The outbreak involves staff and residents, no information was given to how many residents or staff members who have been infected.

A statement from Best Care, “We want to inform you that Best Care has a resident and a team member who have tested positive for COVID-19. We have been in touch with the Ohio Department of Health, as well as officials at the CDC. We are working closely with public health officials to address the situation and are grateful for their assistance. We have informed residents and designated representatives and are committed to continue to provide updates on a regular basis.”