Two Mohawk Ambulance employees diagnosed with the coronavirus

Top Stories
mohawk ambulance_222459

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Mohawk Ambulance Service confirmed Saturday that two of their field employees tested positive for COVID-19.

Both infected employees are quarantined and receiving medical treatment, Mohawk says.

The Department of Health is working with Mohawk to inform all patients who were treated by the infected employees.

Several other employees who came in contact with the newly diagnosed coronavirus patients are also under precautionary isolation.

Mohawk Ambulance says it’s also conducting health screenings for all employees before their shift, and frequently sterilizing. Other measures the ambulance service is taking include:

  • UV light disinfection for air and surfaces
  • Increased decontamination and biohazard training
  • Reducing high-risk interventions
  • No riders in ambulances during patient transports

LATEST STORIES

Follow NEWS10

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Coronavirus Videos

Audience sits close at Trump's Mt Rushmore event

Expert: US leaving WHO would be 'gift' to China

Trump: FDA hydroxy warning based on 'phony study'

Kroger to give $130M in ‘Thank You’ pay

Fauci Testifies

Download our news app

App Store Link
Google Play Link
HOW TO MAKE NEWS10 YOUR HOMEPAGE_1280X720
CHECK OUT OUR NEW APP FEATURES

Click Below to set up your cable box

Cuomo Under Fire News

More Cuomo Under Fire