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COVID-19 outbreak reported at 40 Prado homeless shelter in San Luis Obispo

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Posted at 6:37 PM, Aug 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-05 01:37:39-04

San Luis Obispo County Public health officials confirmed a COVID-19 outbreak at a homeless services center in San Luis Obispo.

Health officials say approximately 35 people have tested positive in connection to the outbreak at 40 Prado.

The public health department is working closely with city and community partners to respond to the outbreak in order to protect the health of the residents and community members.

Public health officials told KSBY they are providing response testing, a mobile vaccine clinic at Prado, and housing for as many people as possible who have tested positive, for the duration of their isolation period.

Also being provided are HEPA air purifiers to the shelter and provided PPE for staff, volunteers, and clients.

None of the confirmed cases at this time include employees or volunteers.