Fairfield nursing home becoming epicenter for Wayne County COVID-19 cases

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WAYNE COUNTY, Ill. (WEHT) – The Aperion Care Facility in Fairfield has become the epicenter for most of the COVID-19 cases in Wayne County.

The long-term care home has five confirmed cases of coronavirus. The staff are following the Illinois state protocols for isolating at risk individuals and testing them.

The facility is attached to the Fairfield Memorial Hopsital where a drive-through testing site is now available.

Wayne County currently has eight cases of COVID-19.

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(This story was originally published on May 14, 2020)

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