COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

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UPDATED: 09/14/2021

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, The Summit at First Hill and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.


A hospice patient who resides in their own home has tested positive for COVID-19. The Community Based Services staff members who work with this patient are being tested in accordance with our testing protocols.


Masked, indoor and outdoor visitation at the Kline Galland Home is now available by appointment only.

Due to updated guidance, we have some additional requirements for visitation at the Kline Galland Home:

  • Visitors will be required to wear facemasks AT ALL TIMES when in the facility, including when in a private room.
  • Indoor visitation can occur in the designated visiting areas, or in a patient’s room if the patient has a private room. For patients residing in a semi-private room, visits must take place in the designated visiting areas.
  • At this time, no meals can be shared during indoor or outdoor visits.

Thank you for your understanding and adherence to these guidelines.

To schedule your visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker, activities department, or using our online scheduler. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact your social worker who can explain the conditions for the visitation to ensure your safety, along with the safety of residents and staff. 

To schedule visitation at The Summit at First Hill, please contact the Concierge. If you have questions regarding the visitation policy at The Summit at First Hill, please contact the Concierge.

You are not required to validate your vaccination status, but will be required to acknowledge your understanding of the Governor’s rule regarding the current Visitation Policy. Thank you for your adherence.


Kline Galland continues to be grateful to the entire community for their ongoing support. Your philanthropic investment yields multiple returns and ensures Kline Galland will be here for you and your loved ones whenever you might need it most. Gifts of all sizes are welcome and will always be put to their best use. Invest in Kline Galland. Invest in YOUR future and the future of those you love. For more information please contact Nate Nusbaum, Chief Development Officer at or by phone at (206) 456-9702.


If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

The Summit at First Hill: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeff Cohen

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