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Multi-county outbreak tied to Tyson Fresh Meats in Wallula, WA

Mitigation efforts underway

 

April 16, 2020



WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County health officials confirmed on Monday, April 13 that six positive cases of COVID-19 in Walla Walla County are linked to employment at Tyson Fresh Meats in Wallula. In addition, the Benton- Franklin Health District is reporting 28 lab-confirmed cases in Benton and Franklin Counties, with two additional probable cases, bringing the total number of cases to 30. This is considered a multi-county outbreak.

Tyson is taking the situation very seriously and conversations with local and corporate leadership began early last week.

“The Walla Walla County Department o...



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