New Block Island case of Covid-19 announced

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 4:00pm
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The following was submitted by the owner and manager of Odd Fellows Café on Wednesday, Nov. 4:

Odd Fellows Café will be closed until further notice due to one of our staff members testing positive for Covid-19.

Odd Fellows Café is following all town and state protocol. The café has communicated with the Block Island Medical Center. Both the café and Medical Center are communicating with the Rhode Island Department of Health. Updates will be posted when available. 

If you are symptomatic please call the Medical Center. If you are not experiencing any symptoms, the Department of Health will call you if needed for contact tracing. 

We look forward to returning safely. Be well Block Island!

Signed,

Owner Michael Finnemore
Manager Sarah Johnson

Block Island Medical Center Director Dr. Tom Warcup announced a positive case of Covid-19 here on the island a little more than a week ago. Dr. Warcup is urging all island residents to follow health and safety regulations: wear masks, wash hands, social distance.