Breaking news overnight there are at least two local individuals being tested for COVID-19 one is a Hanford workers and the other is a port of Kennewick employee

Here's a press release from Hanford:

MSA Advisory for Building 3170 George Washington Way

 A Hanford Site employee is undergoing testing for the coronavirus (COVID-19). Access to the office building at 3170 George Washington Way where the employee worked has been restricted as a precaution until it can be disinfected. After consultation with the Benton Franklin Health District, personnel assigned to the office building are not being directed to take any action at this time but should be aware and monitor themselves for symptoms. If you have any questions contact your manager.

From the Port of Kennewick:

A court reporter who attended a meeting on March 10th became ill with flu-like symptoms and had reported a fever two days before the meeting in which a dozen or so people were in attendance including representatives from the Richland City CouncilArts Center Task Force, Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business, among others. The port’s three commissioners attended, and several staff members.

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