Three Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Store volunteers have tested positive for COVID-19. (Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary photo)

Three Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Store volunteers have tested positive for COVID-19. (Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary photo)

Three Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Store volunteers test positive for COVID-19

Anyone who volunteered at Thrift Store between Nov. 14-Nov. 28 is asked to monitor for symptoms

The Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary has reported that three of their Thrift Store volunteers have tested positive for COVID-19.

In a Facebook post on Monday (Nov. 30), the Auxiliary asked Thrift Store volunteers and shoppers who visited the Thrift Store between Nov. 14 and Nov. 28 to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms and call B.C.’s 811 HealthLink service.

To All Thrift Store Customers:
On November 26, 2020, we were informed that a Ladysmith Healthcare Auxiliary Thrift Store…

Posted by Ladysmith Healthcare Auxiliary Thrift Store on Monday, November 30, 2020

Thrift Store volunteers have been asked to voluntarily self isolate for 14 days.

The Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary was notified of the first case on Nov. 26, and were notified of the following cases on Nov. 28.

Auxiliary president Jen Forrest said that the volunteers who tested positive for COVID-19 were not serving as cashiers, nor as frontline volunteers dealing with the public.

The Thrift Store was closed on Nov. 28 due to the COVID cases, and will remain closed until Dec. 14.

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