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Pawtucket DHS office closes after positive coronavirus test

Pawtucket Department of Health Services office. (WJAR)
Pawtucket Department of Health Services office. (WJAR)
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The Rhode Island Department of Human Services said Thursday it is temporarily closing its Pawtucket office after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus.

A spokeswoman told NBC 10 News they sent their staff home until further notice and will be conducting a deep clean of the office per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

The office has been closed to the public since March 17.

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