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Seven employees at Firelands Counseling and Recovery test positive for COVID-19 Staff




SANDUSKY, Ohio — Seven employees at Firelands Counseling and Recovery have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a news release from the Erie County Health Department.

Firelands Counseling and Recovery, 1925 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, is working closely with the health department to “implement all necessary infection control measures,” the release states. All employees and clients are being notified of their risk of possible exposure.

“None of the facility’s clients have tested positive to date,” according to the release. “Anyone who’s been to Firelands Counseling and Recovery on or after April 4 can call your case manager or the mental health and chemical dependency hotline, 1-800-826-1306, for more information,” the press release states.

Firelands Counseling and Recovery is being “extensively cleaned” and will re-open on Monday, April 20.

“When the the center opens everyone coming into the building will be required to wear a mask or face covering,” the release goes on to say. “If you have an appointment, you should plan ahead by bringing a cloth face covering, such as a mask or bandana, with you to your appointment.”

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