Last night, April 1st, National Pharmacies issued a CEO Update via their social media channels to let their customers know about a potential health risk relating to their Findon store in Adelaide.
Their CEO statement read:
National Pharmacies places the highest priority on the health and wellbeing of its staff members and members, along with all those who come into our stores.
One of our staff at the Findon store this week tested positive to COVID-19. She is in isolation and is recovering at home.
This staff member contracted the virus outside of National Pharmacies through a link to the Adelaide Airport cluster of infections.
We continue to take all necessary precautions to protect other staff, our members and customers. The store was immediately forensically sanitised overnight on Tuesday (31 March) by specialist cleaners and is staffed by team members from other stores.
All others who worked with the staff member in the period that she was infectious are in isolation at the direction of SA Health and are being tested for COVID-19 as appropriate.
We continue to work closely with SA Health to identify anyone else who may have had contact with the team member who tested positive.
Our goal to keep everyone safe and well during the COVID-19 pandemic is reflected in new measures that include acrylic serving screens and protocols that are in place in all stores for your protection and that of our team.
I encourage you to view our YouTube video of advice on how to stay safe against COVID-19. You will find it here: https://youtu.be/B-48eTQq3YU
Any customers who visited our Findon store on Sunday 29 March and Monday 30 March, who have become unwell should contact the SA COVID-19 Information Line – 1800 253 787
Stay safe and thank you for your ongoing support.
Chief Executive Officer
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