With COVID-19 vaccine distribution underway and no active positive COVID-19 cases among residents, the Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center is cautiously turning the corner from the peak of its virus concerns.

The facility began this week with no residents positive for COVID-19, said Dane Joslyn, a Campbell County Health spokeswoman. Having an empty COVID-19 unit was a welcome change after 70 residents had tested positive over the previous 10 months of the pandemic.

Kate Craig
Legacy turning corner

Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center Activities Director Marla Russell, far left, comforts a resident during a socially distanced outdoor worship service led by Gillette Foursquare Church last spring in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Legacy turning corner

Peggy Fraser has her temperature taken before an outdoor, socially distanced visit with her mother Lila Dudrey at the Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center in September. The outdoor visits were short-lived as the facility shut down for a second time when COVID-19 cases started to spike in Campbell County.

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