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Positive COVID-19 case at Leopold Library

Monday 3 August 2020

Leopold Library is closed until further notice following a confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a staff member of Geelong Regional Library Corporation.

This person worked at Leopold Library on Tuesday 28 July whilst asymptomatic, but may have been infectious at the time.

We are in contact with the affected employee to ensure they have the support they need.

Geelong Regional Library Corporation is supporting the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in providing the information they require to trace close contacts of the infected person, including a list of all people who visited Leopold Library on Tuesday 28 July.

Geelong Regional Library Corporation employees who may have come into contact with the affected person have been contacted. They will be tested and will remain at home during a quarantine period determined by the DHHS.

The health and wellbeing of staff and the community remains our highest priority and Leopold Library will remain closed for the foreseeable future and will not re-open until it has been deemed safe to do so by the DHHS, which will not be before Stage 3 restrictions come into force at 11.59pm on Wednesday 05 August.

Collection items held in this branch will be quarantined for a period of three days, and will be unavailable to borrow during this period.

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