The White House on Tuesday released updated safety precautions for staff at the executive residence after President Trump’s announcement last week that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
In a press release, the White House said it has hired independent health consultants who are available to check on staff and their families, while “facilitating ancillary testing as needed.”
The White House also said it has hired a “well-being” consultant for staff members to speak to regarding mental health concerns.”
“The health and safety of the residence staff is of the utmost importance to the First Family,” the White House said.
Staff are wearing personal protective equipment, and are taking all necessary precautions, including updated procedures to protect against cross-contamination.
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