Supply Chain Council of European Union | Scceu.org
Distribution

Montgomery County Schools food distribution staffer tests positive for COVID-19

A Montgomery County food and nutrition services staff member who last worked on October 14 at Glen Haven Elementary in Wheaton reported a positive COVID-19 test, according to a school news release sent Friday.

A food and nutrition services staff member in Montgomery County, Maryland, reported a positive COVID-19 test Friday, according to a news release.

Montgomery County Public Schools said the employee last worked on Oct. 14 at Glen Haven Elementary in Wheaton. The staff member was wearing a mask and gloves while working at the school’s distribution site.

According to the release, discussions with the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services have determined that students and families’ risk level is low. 

However, the public school district is asking people who visited the school on Oct. 14 or earlier to monitor themselves for symptoms.

Employees who worked with the affected staff member in the last week are asked to self-quarantine for two weeks.

Montgomery County Public schools did not say if they would ask employees to take coronavirus tests before returning to work. The school district uses its food and nutrition service staff to make and deliver lunches to students’ homes during the in-home learning process.  

The distribution site will be cleaned over the weekend. Montgomery County Public Schools said food distribution would resume on Monday.


More Coronavirus news

Looking for more information? D.C., Maryland and Virginia are each releasing more data every day. Visit their official sites here: Virginia | Maryland | D.C.


Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in conversation about this article and others.

Get breaking news and daily headlines delivered to your email inbox by signing up here.

© 2020 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

Related posts

COVID19 Impact Analysis: Global Extruded Polypropylene (XPP) Foam Market Overview 2020- Impact of Industry Peers, Market Size & Growth, Distributors, Wholesalers, End-Use Sector, By Region, By Country & Forecast to 2024

scceu

Spar wholesaler helps make it a happy Christmas for children with teddy bear donation

scceu

East Libya FM demands ‘fair distribution’ to end oil closure

scceu

Leave a Comment