An employee at a physical therapy provider with offices in New Bern and Jacksonville tested positive for COVID-19.

Carolina Orthopedics Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy was informed Friday, March 27, 2020, that one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member’s last day at either of their offices was Friday, March 20, 2020.

The employee, who works in the New Bern office at 738 Newman Road, New Bern, and in the Jacksonville office at 201 Williamsburg Parkway, Jacksonville, has been in isolation since Monday, March 23, 2020, and is recovering at home in Pitt County.

“At Carolina Orthopedics, the safety and well being of our patients, team members and the communities we serve is our top priority and we are proceeding with an abundance of caution,” the company said.

In response to the employee’s confirmed positive COVID-19 test, Carolina Orthopedics will be closed the week of March 30 through April 3.

“During this closure, we will sanitize and disinfect both of our offices to ensure the health and well-being of our patients, providers and staff,” the company said.

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