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KSA Health Department closed after employee tests positive for COVID

Published:Monday | August 17, 2020 | 12:00 AM
Persons who have been in immediate contact with the affected employee are being tested and quarantined.

The South East Regional Health Authority has closed the Kingston & St Andrew Health Department after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

The authority said the closure will facilitate deep cleaning of the building.

It also said sensitisation sessions for staff has started and will continue as necessary.

Additionally, persons who have been in immediate contact with the affected employee are being tested and quarantined.

The department is scheduled to re-open for operations on Thursday, August 20, 2020.

Meanwhile, members of the public are being reminded to wear a mask at all times in public spaces, wash hands or sanitise as often as possible and maintain physical distancing of six feet to curtail the spread of the coronavirus.

For further information contact the Regional Office at (876) 754-3439 or the Ministry of Health and Wellness at 888-ONE-LOVE (663-5683).

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