Remington Arms notifies staff after employee is diagnosed with coronavirus

An employee at Remington Arms tested positive for coronavirus, according to a letter sent to the staff.

Posted: Apr 13, 2020 5:52 PM
Updated: Apr 13, 2020 6:12 PM

ILION, N.Y. – An employee at Remington Arms in Ilion tested positive for coronavirus, according to a letter sent to the staff on April 12.

In the letter, the plant manager says that staff members who had contact with the infected individual were identified, and will not report to work until April 21, which is two weeks after they would have been exposed.

The letter also advises employees to avoid disclosing personal information about the person who has the virus.

The letter reads:

Dear Remington Employee,

On Saturday, April 11, 2020, the New York State and County Governments notified Remington that one of its employees from its plant in Ilion, NY tested positive for COVID-19.

Other employees who might have been exposed to the affected employee were identified. Those employees will not come to the Ilion plant until April 21, which is fourteen days after the date of exposure.

If you happen to become aware of the identity of the affected employee, please do not disclose that individual’s identity to anyone else.

As a reminder, please continue to wash your hands and take the appropriate precautionary measures. If you are not feeling well, please stay home.

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