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Community Medical Center CEO tests positive for COVID-19

Dean French
Posted at 11:11 AM, Jul 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-28 21:05:15-04

MISSOULA — Community Medical Center CEO Dr. Dean French has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to the director of Marketing and communications for the hospital, Megan Condra, he is currently experiencing only mild symptoms and plans to work from home.

Contact tracing for all of Dr. French’s close contacts has been completed and Condra says at this point, everyone is asymptomatic and has had negative test results.

"This situation demonstrates the importance of the infection prevention measures in place at Community Medical Center and underscores how critical observing good hand hygiene, social distancing and masking is across our community," CMC said in a statement.