City health officials are keeping a close eye on two zip codes – 10305 and 10314 in the Rosebank and Bull’s Head neighborhoods.
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The city will add 10 new testing sites, as well as rapid testing sites, to contain the spread.
Positive cases will be followed-up by the test and trace corps.
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The mayor said community outreach is a central part of the plan.
“We’re going to turn to elected officials, clergy, community-based organizations, health care providers — you name it,” he said Thursday. “We’ve found when you bring together that coalition, you reach deep into communities, and it makes a huge difference.”
Health officials say, right now, there is no specific exposure event or explanation for the uptick.
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