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Staff member at Abbotsford care home tests positive for COVID-19

Last Updated Aug 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm PDT

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Summary

There's been a COVID exposure at a care home in Abbotsford

Fraser Health says a staff member at MSA Manor on Gladwin Street has tested positive for the virus

FHA is also working to identify anyone who may have been exposed

ABBOTSFORD (NEWS 1130) — A staff member working at an Abbotsford long term care home has tested positive for COVID-19.

A warning from Fraser Health Authority says the employee works at MSA Manor in Abbotsford, which is operated by Maplewood Care Society.

The staff member is now self-isolating at home, and Fraser Health is working to identify anyone who may have been exposed.

“During this time, Fraser Health has additional presence at the site to take any further actions required and support the facility. This includes dedicated people to address quality, answer questions from staff, residents and family, and provide active checks of symptoms with staff and residents,” a release reads.

This is not the first time an employee from MSA Manor tested positive. A previous case was reported in late April.