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Employee’s spouse tests positive but no risk of exposure in Rossmoor

(Saturday, April 4, 4 p.m.): The spouse of a Rossmoor employee tested positive for COVID-19, but no one in Rossmoor was exposed because the employee hasn’t been on-site since much of Rossmoor shutdown last month.

In early March, the spouse was traveling in Texas and wasn’t feeling well when she returned home March 13. The employee, whose name is being withheld for privacy reasons, was already working remotely and immediately self-quarantined.

His wife tested positive a few days after her return. Her fever broke around March 25 and she has since been cleared by her doctor.

The employee has been instructed to self-quarantine until two weeks after his wife’s fever broke. Even after the quarantine, he will remain at home working remotely, like other staff members who handle similar work.

As of Saturday, April 4, there were no reports of any positive tests for residents or employees in Rossmoor.

Assemblymember hosts Town Hall for Rossmoor

(Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m.): Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan hosted a Town Hall on the videoconferencing website Zoom on Thursday. Participants included GRF CEO Tim O’Keefe, Walnut Creek Assistant City Manager Teri Killgore, Executive Director Ombudsman of Contra Costa and Solano County Nicole Howell and Dr. Louise McNitt of the Contra Costa County Health Department.

A recording of the Town Hall can be viewed by clicking here.