SAN JOSE– Some 43 employees at the Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Facility Emergency Division evaluated positive for COVID-19 in between Dec. 27 as well as Jan. 1, according to a senior official at the medical facility.
“We will certainly ensure that every affected personnel gets the care as well as assistance they need,” Irene Chavez, an elderly vice head of state for Kaiser Permanente, claimed in a declaration. “Utilizing our infection prevention procedures, we are checking out the outbreak and using contact tracing to directly alert as well as examine any type of team or people who were revealed throughout this moment period based on (Centers for Condition Control and Prevention) and public health standards.”
Chavez stated the health center is relocating quickly to check all emergency department employees and doctors for COVID-19. Workers validated to have COVID-19 or thought of having the virus due to signs and symptoms will certainly not involve function, she said.
The Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center remains open, authorities stated Saturday.
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