Saskatoon Meals Financial institution suspends emergency meals hampers after COVID-19 outbreak – Saskatoon
Saskatoon Food Bank announced that it is temporarily suspending its food emergency services due to a coronavirus outbreak.
Food bank officials said the outbreak was declared by the Saskatchewan Health Department on Saturday after three employees tested positive for COVID-19.
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A number of security measures are in place at its facility, including widespread personal testing and expanded cleaning protocols, according to the organization.
Food bank officials said their grocery basket emergency service will be temporarily suspended on Monday, February 1.
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They added that they will be monitoring the situation, liaising with the health authority and providing timely updates.
An outbreak statement is primarily used by public health officials to coordinate a response to the infection and is “not necessarily a risk to the public” according to health officials.
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