PMC to test local cannery workers
July 16, 2020
The borough assembly voted in favor of a memorandum of agreement between the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center for an asymptomatic testing program at their assembly meeting on Wednesday.
The agreement would allow the borough to fund an asymptomatic COVID-19 testing program through PMC with money from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act for cannery workers who live in town year round. The program is estimated to cost $177,800.
There are no preventative measures in place to prevent a local cannery worker, who is not restricted to the cannery and bunkhouse li...