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Redstone Arsenal pharmacy worker tests positive for COVID-19

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A civilian employee at a pharmacy at Redstone Arsenal has tested positive for COVID-19, the U.S. Army announced Tuesday. 

The Madison County resident works at the Fox Army Health Center’s pharmacy, which has been closed until March 25, according to a press release. All other services in the health center will remain open. The person is self-quarantined, according to the statement. 

“We remain committed to providing safe, quality care at Fox Army Health Center and we are working diligently to guarantee services are available for our beneficiaries,” said Col. Anthony Meador, Fox Army Health Center commander in a statement. 

The latest positive case is the second confirmed COVID-19 case at Redstone. 

Across Alabama, there were 39 confirmed cases as of Tuesday afternoon.

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Eddie Burkhalter is a reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter. You can email him at [email protected] or reach him via Twitter.

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