For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Laura Koprowski,
Chief Communications and
Customer Experience Officer
(TOLEDO, July 24, 2020) – An employee of the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual serves in an internal staff position and does not interact with the public. The employee last worked on Sunday, July 19.
Immediate action was taken, including the employee being directed to self-quarantine and analysis of any coworker(s) who may have been in less than six feet of contact for more than 10 minutes. TARTA already conducts nightly disinfection of work areas with CDC approved cleaning agents and is committed to continuing this practice.
TARTA has been working diligently to provide all employees the safest possible work environment. Since early March, TARTA has taken multiple steps and developed mandatory employee safety protocols including:
TARTA is closely monitoring this situation with the employee and Toledo-Lucas County Health Department. For more information on TARTA’s efforts related to COVID-19, rider safety guidelines and links to critical resources visit https://tarta.com/coronavirus.
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