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Weinstein JCC closes Thursday after member comes in contact with someone exposed to coronavirus

Posted at 11:25 AM, Mar 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 18:28:03-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Weinstein Jewish Community Center announced it will close Thursday after learning one of their members came into contact with someone who was exposed to COVID-19.

A spokesperson said they learned about the contact Wednesday evening.

The JCC says the decision was made in an abundance of caution, as they work with health authorities to assess the situation.

“The well-being of the members, staff and then community remain the Center’s top priority, and the staff and leadership are grateful for the support in keeping the community safe,” said a JCC spokesperson.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.