Yerington, NV – Lyon County officials have been notified that an assisted living facility, Mason Valley Residence, in Yerington had a high number of positive tests for COVID-19. It is reported that 34 out of 53 tests results were positive.
Lyon County has been informed that Mason Valley Residence is currently notifying family and guardians of the residents as well as employees. The facility had South Lyon Medical Center conduct the testing on October 2, 2020.
Lyon County is working with South Lyon Medical Center, Carson City Health and Human Services and the Quad County Health Care Coalition to assist the facility to reduce the impacts and further spread of COVID-19 at the facility and in the community.
Lyon County urges the public who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have questions, call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Spanish speakers are available. The phone number is (775) 283-4789.
COVID – 19 testing can be completed by attending one of the Quad County testing events (see schedule below) or at your local Community Health Nurse Office.
10/08/2020 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fernley High School 1300 US Highway 95a S, Fernley 10/10/2020 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Carson City High School 1111 N. Saliman Rd, Carson City 10/14/2020 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Eagle Valley Middle School 4151 E 5th St, Carson City 10/15/2020 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Douglas High School 1670 NV-88, Minden
10/16/2020 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dayton High School 335 Dayton Valley Rd, Dayton 10/19/2020 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. George Whittell High School 240 Warrior Way, Zephyr Cove 10/21/2020 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Carson Middle School 1140 W King St, Carson City 10/22/2020 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Silver Springs Senior Center 2945 Ft Churchill St, Silver Springs
10/23/2020 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Lockwood Senior Center 800 Peri Ranch Rd, Lockwood 10/26/2020 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Yerington Food Pantry 124 West Bridge St, Yerington 10/28/2020 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Carson Valley Middle School 1477 U.S. Hwy 395, Gardnerville
10/29/2020 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Mills Park Seely Loop Enter off Saliman Rd, Carson City
Follow these recommendations to protect yourself and others:
For additional information on local resources on COVID-19 please go to: https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/#COVID19-Resources