Employee at Boys & Girls Club of Kern County tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 2:18 PM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 17:20:43-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — An employee at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the organization.

The club said there is a possibility that staff and club members were exposed to this employee in the two weeks before they were diagnosed. This staff member has been off work since June 25.

The club said it is informing anyone determined to have been in contact with the employee.

The organization said it is in ongoing communication with the employee, who is following medical guidelines and will remain in quarantine as recommended by their doctor. The club said precautionary measures are being taken, including sanitizing and deep cleaning facilities.

The Armstrong Youth Center and the club’s food services program will be closed for professional sanitization until Monday. For more information, call 661-325-3730.