Additional Repeat COVID-19 Sentinel Testing Results

For immediate release                                                                                                                 June 22, 2020
Additional Repeat COVID-19 Sentinel Testing Results
Rugby, ND –
A fourth round of repeat COVID-19 sentinel testing was completed at Haaland Estates on June 17, 2020, with 110 individuals being tested. These tests included residents and employees of Haaland Estates. One positive result was received back from the North Dakota Department of Health, this positive stemmed from an asymptomatic employee. Three additional tests were completed on employees who were in contact with the individual who tested positive. All tests of the close contact employees resulted in negative testing results.  
Haaland Estates has received approval from the ND DOH to move to Phase II of re-opening.
Additional testing was also completed at the Long Term Care Center at Heart of America Medical Center all 130
 tests completed were negative.
Haaland Estates and the Long Term Care Center will continue with the appropriate protocols as guided by the CDC and NDHOH, with additional sentinel testing dates forthcoming. The next test date for Haaland Estates will be completed on June 27, 2020.