Challenges remain in response to Life Care Center COVID outbreak

KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald A sign expresses gratitude to employees at the Life Care Center in Hilo on Wednesday. Homemade signs have been placed around the building to support employees and residents.

Although an extensive COVID-19 response plan has been in place at Life Care Center of Hilo since the early days of the pandemic, staff and administrators are still working to contain an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.