COVID-19 Outbreak Confirmed at Edgewood Convalescent Home

A COVID-19 outbreak has been confirmed at a long-term care facility in Delaware County.

The Edgewood Convalescent Home has a total of ten residents and staff who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Delaware County Public Health confirmed the outbreak on Thursday. Public health officials say the Edgewood Convalescent Home has notified residents and their families – and consistent with the Iowa Department of Public Health’s guidelines, the residents who have been affected by the virus are in isolation.

The Edgewood Convalescent Home is working closely with the state and county public health departments to protect the health of all their residents and staff and they are conducting more testing as directed.