Cathedral contract employee is positive for COVID-19

From Local Sources

JASPER — A contract employee at Cathedral Health Care Center in Jasper has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee is asymptomatic.

“The facility continues to battle this Pandemic and operate our infection control protocols as well as emergency preparedness protocols,” states a letter from Gaddis Baysinger, the the facility’s administrator. “We thank you for remaining patient and supportive as we continue to study guidance from the [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention], [Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services] and our state health departments to help determine what the reopening phase will look like for long term care facilities.”

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