Free COVID-19 testing offered to A-Class Lounge and Tsubaki Tower staff and patrons

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The Tsubaki Tower had to close two of its restaurants temporarily as a precaution and mitigation measure after some employees tested COVID-positive. (File photo)

The DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center will offer free COVID-19 testing to staff and patrons of A-Class Lounge and The Tsubaki Tower on Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Staff and patrons who were at the A-Class Lounge on or after April 7 and staff and guests who were at The Tsubaki Tower between April 14 – 18 should monitor for symptoms and get tested.

COVID-19 symptoms include, but are not limited to:

Cough

Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

Fever

Chills

Muscle pain

Sore throat

New loss of taste or smell

This list is not exhaustive of all possible symptoms. Other less common symptoms have been

reported, including gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends individuals get tested between five to seven days after exposure to a positive COVID-19 case. DPHSS encourages staff, guests, and patrons to follow these recommended guidelines. If you develop any of the symptoms described above, contact your medical provider, or call 311 option 1 for more information. If your symptoms are severe, seek medical attention immediately or call 911.

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