Connolly Statement on GSA IG Alert Memorandum on COVID Exposures
Memo finds significant delay in sharing COVID positive cases ?
Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement on the U.S. General Services Administration’s Office of Inspector General “Alert Memorandum: Concerns Regarding PBS’s Communication and Cleaning Procedures for Coronavirus Disease.”
“It is unconscionable that more than two weeks could pass between learning of a positive coronavirus case and sharing that with building occupants. This alert memorandum demonstrates the risk of this Administration’s failure to have a coherent and universal plan for reopening the federal government. This patchwork approach has resulted in a failure to clearly and quickly share positive COVID-19 cases, threatening the health and safety of federal workers, contractors, building occupants, and the public.”
Key findings from the memorandum include:
The full alert memorandum is available here.