Two Richfield Living residents test positive for coronavirus

Employee at Richfield Living tests positive for COVID-19
Employee at Richfield Living tests positive for COVID-19

ROANOKE, Va. – Precautions are being taken after two residents at a local independent living center tested positive for COVID-19.

Richfield Living says one of its longterm care residents was taken to the hospital because of their symptoms.

The facility says another resident in the Knollwood Building for independent living tested positive, but remains there in quarantine

Richfield Living says it is working with the department of health, and following protocols in testing residents and staff.

The facility says it has followed strict infection control protocols for the last six weeks, and will continue to explore ways to keep everyone safe.