FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16. 2020
Contact: Chief Medical Ofieer, Chair Health Services Subcommittee National Emergency Committee Kingstown. St. Vincent and the Grenadines
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF MMDC AED
The Management of the Moden Medical and Diagnostic Centre (MMDc) advises the general public of the temporary closure of the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) of the MMDC.
This closure is to allow for the sanitization of the
department following the discovery of a person known to be COVID-19 positive in that area. The individual, who was informed of their positive result on Friday September11 and served with a Medical Officer Order, violated the isolation order.
Thus possibly exposing others to the COVID-19 virus
All exposed clients (10) and staff (7) have been advised to quarantine and will be
screened over the next five (5) to seven (7) days tor COVID-19.
Accident and Emergency services will now continue to be provided utilizing the
Georgetown District Clinic until the sanitization of the MMDC AED is complete.