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Wichita Workforce Center has COVID-19 exposure, limits public access

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Some employees at the Wichita Workforce Center, 2021 N. Amidon, have tested positive for COVID-19, so the center is limiting public access.

From now through September 13, Wichita-area job seekers will need to make an appointment to see someone in person. There is an option for virtual services. Contact the center by calling 316-771-6800 or visit KansasWorks.com.

The Workforce Centers in Butler, Cowley and Sumner counties are still open.

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“We were notified today that multiple employees at the Wichita Workforce Center tested positive for COVID-19,” said Keith Lawing, Workforce Alliance president and CEO, in a statement. “This closure will allow for additional testing and monitoring of employees and deep cleaning and disinfecting the facility.”

He says exposed workers are taking proper quarantine procedures and are self-isolating. The Workforce Alliance says all possible customer and partner contacts have already been notified of possible exposure.

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