Apr 06, 2020 3:30 PM

Testing for virus ordered at Kearney youth rehab center, National Guard sets up on-site testing

Posted Apr 06, 2020 3:30 PM

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — All residents and staff at Nebraska’s Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney are being tested for the new coronavirus after two center employees tested positive for COVID-19.

State health officials say the Two Rivers Health Department in Holdrege and the Nebraska National Guard set up the on-site testing.

A plan has been activated to check for symptoms and set up quarantine areas, if needed.

Officials say test results for all 162 staff and residents are expected mid-week.

Officials says the center’s staff will work to maintain regular communication between youths, their families and key stakeholders.

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