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Mitchell-Hollingsworth Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Florence confirms an employee tested positive for the coronavirus.
Officials said no residents have tested positive and every person the employee had contact with has tested negative.
"All of those came back negative and staff members who had any signs or symptoms we tested all of them and so far they have been negative," said Mitchell- Hollingsworth administrator, Brian Scheri.
Since March, Mitchell-Hollingsworth has been taking employees temperatures and doing a questionnaire about the coronavirus with employees before they enter the building. Officials screen residents three times a day.
Employees wear personal protective equipment while at work too.
"You hear people out and about fussing about wearing masks because they are going to their grocery store try giving direct patient care for seven and a half hours while wearing a mask because they are doing that because they know they have to protect our residents," said Scheri.
The nursing home sends out weekly updates to families. The update about the employee testing positive was sent to families on May 20th.
On Wednesday, the Alabama National Guard will be at the facility cleaning it, according to officials at the nursing home. The National Guard offered this to nursing homes as an added safety measure.
"They will be in full ppe's they have walked me through how they are going to do this and they are a month or so into this so I feel comfortable with their plan," said Scheri.
The Alabama National Guard was already scheduled to come sanitize the facility prior to the employee testing positive.