Second Positive Worker21-Jul-2020
On July 21, 2020, a second Plumas District Hospital (PDH) employee tested positive for COVID-19. All immediate close contacts with potential for exposure have been identified, contacted and tested. Results for one close contact were outstanding at the time this article was written. Test results for the remaining close contacts were all negative. All persons who were determined to be a close contact or at risk have been contacted. If you have not been contacted, then you have not been identified as having been in close contact with this employee.
Contact tracing determined that all contacts followed proper guidelines for personal protective equipment (PPE) use. The positive employee will quarantine in their home, out of county, for 14 days. The employee’s case will be handed off to their local health jurisdiction.