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Grosse Pointe's Neff Park Pool temporarily closed after lifeguard tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 2:19 PM, Jul 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 14:19:34-04

GROSSE POINTE, Mich. (WXYZ) — The pool at Neff Park in Grosse Pointe has closed temporarily after a lifeguard reported testing positive for COVID-19.

Exposed staff members will self-quarantine and have been re-tested. They are awaiting results.

Residents that were signed up to swim on Tuesday, July 7 between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. have been contacted.

The City of Grosse Pointe advises anyone that visited Neff Park's aquatic facility to monitor themselves for any symptoms.

The facilities have been deep cleaned and sanitized.

The city anticipates reopening the pool later this week.

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