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Carol Lenoir stated she started self-isolation on June 25 when she turned in poor health.
Hollister Councilwoman Carol Lenoir confirmed that she has examined constructive for COVID-19. She instructed BenitoLink on July 1 that she started self-isolation June 25 when she turned in poor health, and disclosed the names of those that she has are available contact with.
“I didn’t look forward to the take a look at,” she stated. “I’ve had little or no contact with folks this entire time. That’s why you don’t see me at public features, and I missed an excellent pal’s memorial service, so I’m unhappy I acquired it.”
Lenoir and Councilwoman Honor Spencer had been attending council conferences frequently within the chambers at Metropolis Corridor, whereas Mayor Ignacio Velazquez and Councilman Rolan Resendiz attended through Zoom. Each ladies, although, weren’t on the June 23 particular assembly.
“That’s why I used to be not there and will probably be a very long time earlier than I work together with metropolis workers in particular person,” Lenoir stated. “As you possibly can think about, I’m very unhappy to assume I’ll have gotten any metropolis worker sick. These are all my buddies who I worth extremely.”
Interim Metropolis Supervisor Brett Miller stated July 1 that there have been no metropolis staff at the moment who have been working from house as a result of they’d examined constructive for the coronavirus.
“We’ve protocols in place primarily based on the CDC and County Well being to do our best possible to guard workers, workers households, and the residents from COVID-19,” Miller stated. “We even have made nice strides in organising staff with the power to make money working from home with distant worksites in order that the town continues to run in an environment friendly and efficient method for our residents.”
Whereas Velazquez and Resendiz have participated in council conferences via Zoom, they have been current on the elevating of the Pride flag in entrance of Metropolis Corridor on June 28.
“Thanks for sporting facial coverings and training social distancing and being a part of this very historic day,” Velazquez instructed those that attended the ceremony. “Nowadays don’t occur with out the braveness of you all.”
Velazquez and Resendiz instructed BenitoLink that they every have been examined twice for COVID-19 with detrimental outcomes. Spencer didn’t reply to BenitoLink’s request for remark.
BenitoLink additionally requested members of the San Benito County Board of Supervisors if they’d been examined.
“I’ve been examined twice,” stated Supervisor Mark Medina. “Damaging each instances, and to my information, I don’t know if anybody is self-isolating.”
Supervisor Jaime De La Cruz stated on July 1 that he has not been examined.
“On account of my weak immune system through kidney transplant, if I have been to get it my system will mechanically inform me,” he stated. “From the onset, my physique would shut down. That’s why I’ll attend the board assembly through Zoom, as I’m one of the at-risk. As of at present, I consider nobody in our administration constructing has gotten constructive.”
Supervisors Jim Gillio, Peter Hernandez and Anthony Botelho didn’t reply to BenitoLink’s request for remark.
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