Brewster Place Health Centers reports staff member with COVID-19

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Brewster Place Health Center says a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

Brewster Place President and CEO Joe Ewert said the staff member started showing symptoms on their days off, informed supervisors and received test results Thursday, May 21.

All residents at the senior living home have been notified along with family.

Kansas Department of Health and Environment as well as the CDC and Shawnee Co. health officials also were informed.

Brewster Place received 250 test kits from KDHE. All employees and staff at the health center were tested, and they expect some results by Monday, May 25.