East Jordan health center employee tests positive for COVID-19 but had no contact with patients

Apr 2, 2020

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An employee of the East Jordan Family Health Center tested positive for the coronavirus. 

But Rachel Krino with the health center says the employee had no direct contact with patients.

"As soon as he showed symptoms on March 25 he went into self quarantine and self-monitoring," Krino said. "In terms of test results, we just found out yesterday.”

According to a press release from the health center that employee had recently traveled downstate. Now he's are feeling well and recovering.

Direct colleagues of this employee have been “self-monitoring” since March 25 and will continue for a minimum of 14 days, according to the health center.

The center is taking all the necessary health and safety precautions to prevent any more employees or patients from catching the diesease.