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Worker at Flamborough Municipal Service Centre tests positive for COVID-19

The employee worked at the centre between Sept. 14 and Sept. 17, says the city.

The employee worked at the centre between Sept. 14 and Sept. 17, says the city

The city says an employee at the Flamborough Municipal Service Centre has tested positive for COVID-19. (GoogleMaps)

Public health officials say an employee at the Flamborough Municipal Service Centre has tested positive for COVID-19.

The city found out about the positive test Friday, according to a media release that says the worker is at home in self-isolation.

The employee worked at the centre between Sept. 14 and Sept. 17, says the city.

"Although the employee was working with the appropriate face mask and behind a plexiglass shield, since they did have contact with the public, the City is advising residents out of an abundance of caution," it says.

Public health is carrying out contact tracing and will contact anyone who may have been in contact with the case.

The city says it's sharing its "best wishes" and hopes for a "speedy recovery."

It notes all employees and members of the public are required to complete COVID-19 screening before entering any city facility and reminds residents to wash their hands, maintain physical distancing and wear a face mask in enclosed spaces — especially where it's difficult to stay at least two metres apart.

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