Two coronavirus outbreaks reported at Boulder County assisted-living facilities – The Daily Camera

Two coronavirus outbreaks were reported recently at Boulder County assisted-living facilities.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment releases its COVID-19 outbreak data every Wednesday.

A COVID-19 outbreak was determined Nov. 12 at Accel at Longmont. It involved three staff cases, according to CDPHE.

Stephanie Ward, director of digital marketing with the facility, said only two staff cases were determined and reported to the state.

She said the cases were first determined Nov. 9 during routine testing. Both staff members were fully vaccinated against the virus before they tested positive and no new cases have since been determined, Ward said.

Accel of Longmont has had three previous COVID-19 outbreaks, according to state reports.

The first was determined Nov. 18, 2020, and involved 17 resident cases, 28 staff cases and two resident deaths. The outbreak was resolved Jan. 29.

The second outbreak was determined February, 19 and involved one resident case and two staff cases, according to CDPHE data. The outbreak was resolved March 16.

The third COVID-19 outbreak was determined May 4 and involved two staff cases. It was resolved May 21.

The second recent COVID-19 outbreak was determined at Balfour at Cherrywood Village in Louisville Nov. 22. It involved one resident case, two staff cases and one resident death, according to state data.

Officials with facility did not respond to requests for comment before publication Monday.

This is the second COVID-19 outbreak the state has reported at Balfour at Cherrywood Village. The first outbreak was determined Nov. 10, 2020. It involved 26 resident cases, six staff cases and seven resident deaths, according to CDPHE data. It was resolved Jan. 19.

The COVID-19 outbreak at Waneka Park, formally known as The Legacy Assisted Living in Lafayette, was resolved Nov. 9 and involved five resident cases and three staff cases, according to CDPHE data. When the outbreak was initially reported by the state Oct. 26, it involved four resident cases and three staff cases.