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Virus Outbreak Reported At The Oaks – Brevard, NC


Last updated 11/24/2020 at 2:57pm

Transylvania Public Health has been notified of three new cases of COVID-19 among employees at The Oaks, meeting the state definition of an "outbreak" at a skilled nursing facility, according to a press release. No patients have tested positive at this time.

These employees were identified through routine testing being conducted by The Oaks every week. Case investigations conducted by the local health department have determined the employees were most likely exposed to COVID-19 outside of the worksite.

"The thorough weekly surveillance testing being used by The Oaks allowed this outbreak...

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