Oso Recreation Center latchkey closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Virus Outbreak-Hawaii
Posted at 4:18 PM, Jul 04, 2020

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — An employee working at a local latchkey summer camp has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation announced the positive test Saturday in a press release.

The press release states that the employee was last working at the Oso Recreation Center on June 30 went symptoms first appeared.

They also say that they were wearing a mask the entire time and that employees had been taking precautions.

"All classrooms at the Latchkey Summer Camp are cleaned and sanitized frequently throughout the day and employees wash their hands throughout the day," says their press release.

As a result, Latchkey Summer Camp at the Oso Recreation Center has been canceled after a recommendation from the Corpus Christi Nueces County Public Health District. Parents with possibly exposed children are advised to follow 14-day quarantine guidelines with their children.

The Oso Rec. Center is expected to re-open July 20 and will continue measures such as wearing personal protective equipment, monitoring body temperature daily, and following state and federal guidelines regarding operating a childcare facility.

Refunds are available or can be applied as credit towards returning to the latchkey program when it opens.

The Latchkey Program is licensed by Texas Health and Human Services.