23 Cases of COVID-19 Linked to Hendersonville Assisted Living Community

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — The Henderson County Department of Public Health has confirmed that 23 positive cases of COVID-19 linked to residents and staff at an assisted living community in Hendersonville, NC. 

Health officials say additional testing was done at the Cherry Springs Village after a single case was identified on April 1.

The staff, leadership and public health partners are working to care for those impacted while reducing risks for others. All staff, residents, and families of residents have been notified. 

“I want to acknowledge the obvious concerns this will create for residents and their families," Steve Smith, Henderson County Health Director, said in a statement. "It is a very difficult situation for all involved."

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