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For Immediate Release
May 8, 2020
Kate Flavin


Clearwater Cluster Update – May 8, 2020

(Sedgwick County, Kan.) – The City of Clearwater, Clearwater Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and Sedgwick County, together confirm a total of 61 cases (47 residents and 14 staff) of COVID-19 at the Clearwater Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The Center reports 35 residents and all staff have recovered from COVID-19. There have been eight deaths associated with this cluster. In Sedgwick County there has been a total of 18 residents die from COVID-19.  

Once the cluster was identified, facility officials tested all residents for COVID-19. Staff may be tested for the disease through the Sedgwick County Health Department by calling 2-1-1 or a primary doctor.

This is an ongoing situation. Facility officials are following recommendations from the Sedgwick County Health Department and KDHE, and are working to contain the spread of the disease in the Center. All services continue to be provided to residents within the home.