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ICMCF reports COVID case; sixth in county

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Iron County Medical Care Facility has reported a confirmed positive COVID-19 test for one of its employees.
“The Iron County Medical Care Facility has had one employee tested and confirmed positive for COVID-19,” said Lindsey Anderson of ICMCF/Victorian Heights in a news release on July 2. “It is thought that this employee has not worked since being exposed. The facility has reported the positive employee case to all appropriate agencies. We are implementing weekly testing of all residents and staff.  Please be assured we are doing our best to keep residents, tenants, and staff safe.”
The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department had reported five positive COVID-19 cases in Iron County with one death as of July 2. Later in the week, the health department reported a sixth case in Iron County, which is the case at the Iron County Medical Care Facility.