Forth Valley First Bus depot staff test positive for COVID-19

Public transport users in the area are being reminded of the importance of social distancing after a number of staff working at a First Bus depot tested positive for coronavirus.

By James Trimble
Friday, 22nd January 2021, 3:25 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd January 2021, 9:44 pm

NHS Forth Valley’s Test and Protect team is currently carrying out COVID-19 contact tracing at the First Bus depot in Bannockburn.

It was stated all appropriate action is being taken by the Public Health Team, who are working closely with the firm’s local management team to provide advice and support.

Dr Graham Foster, NHS Forth Valley Director of Public Health, said: “We would like to take the opportunity to remind everyone of the importance of following the national guidance to minimise the risk of COVID-19 to themselves and others.

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Staff working at a First Bus depot in the Forth Valley area have tested positive for COVID-19. File image

“This includes physical distancing indoors and outdoors, washing your hands regularly, using hand gel where appropriate and arranging to get tested immediately if any symptoms appear.”

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