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WATCH: Centra April 7 coronavirus update

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Centra officials spoke Tuesday morning.

Centra April 7 coronavirus news conference

Centra officials are scheduled to speak on Tuesday morning.

Posted by WSLS 10 / WSLS.com on Tuesday, April 7, 2020

This comes after Centra implemented its caregiver mask policy on Friday.

  • All Centra caregivers, who have direct contact with patients will receive a surgical face mask regardless of location
  • All patients coming into our facilities that have symptoms suggestive of possible COVID-19, including cough, will be given a surgical mask
  • All other patients/visitors will receive a cotton face mask
  • All caregivers who are still reporting to a Centra facility for work, even if not patient facing are encouraged to wear a cloth face covering which can consist of homemade cotton masks, handkerchiefs, bandanas or scarfs