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By Roger Harnack

Coronavirus quarantine site opening in Snoqualmie Pass

Central Washington Unversity student in isolation after possible exposure


Last updated 2/5/2020 at 7:16pm

SNOQUALMIE PASS — In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy off Interstate 90 has been designated as a quarantine site for travelers arriving from China.

The patrol is only offering media access at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6.

“Respecting the privacy rights of those in medical need must be one of our top priorities,” a press release said. “With that in mind, this will be the only planned media access to the facility.”

After tomorrow mornings tour, access will be limited primarily to quarantined individuals and medical personnel.


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