Coronavirus infection strikes close to home for Times staff writer
March 26, 2020
DAYTON—The thought never crossed my mind that COVID-19 would infect anybody at the senior living center where my 92-year-old mother lives. I just didn’t think it was likely because most of the infections have been concentrated on the West side of the state.
But, last week an 80-year-old resident at the Bonaventure of Tri-Cities, senior living community in Richland, Wash., where Mom lives, died after contracting the infection probably through travel to the West side of the state.
Mom said she learned about the death from a Bonaventure staff person who visited each of the residents to tel...