Kanawha Metro 911 employee tests positive for COVID-19

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A Metro 911 employee has just test positive for COVID-19.

Dispatch officials say there has been minimal exposure at the 911 center, as the COVID-19 positive employee has not been inside the facility in over seven days.

Metro 911 says they have followed the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department’s guidelines. They also stress the importance of following these protocols and having a quick response to situations like this to limit exposure.

The 911 system will not be affected by this case, and staff will continue to answer calls and operations.

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