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San Luis Patient Meets Coronavirus Screening Criteria, Results Pending

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Sunset Health San Luis Medical clinic

Sunset Health officials announced that a patient in San Luis, Arizona met screening criteria consistent with viral respiratory infection, including the coronavirus on Wednesday but test results for whether this patient has the virus or not are still pending.

In a Facebook post Thursday, Sunset Health said that the clinic is not closed and the employees of the health center are not being quarantined at this time.

As of Thursday afternoon, there have been no positive cases of coronavirus in Yuma or La Paz counties.

Sunset officials said protocols from the Centers for Disease Control and the Arizona Department of Health Services are being followed. Staff members also notified the Yuma County Health Department and further instruction for follow up and testing is still in progress.

Sunset Health officials said all safety and risk measures were implemented, followed appropriately and were consistent with their guidelines.

Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a reporter for the following daily newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Salinas Californian and the Reno Gazette-Journal, where he covered stories including agriculture, education and Latino community news. Victor has also served as a local editor for Patch, a national news organization with hyperlocal websites, in Carmichael, California in the Sacramento area. He also served as the editor for The New Vision, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, which includes Yuma and La Paz counties. Victor lives in Somerton. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and following most sports.
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