City will pay for COVID testing of Sea Level employees

The borough again this summer will use federal funds to cover the cost of COVID-19 testing for Sea Level Seafoods employees.

The borough assembly voted 4-3 at its May 25 meeting to appropriate up to $70,000 in federal funds to pay for testing this year. Testing last year cost the borough about $22,000.

“Administration is requesting an amount more than triple last year’s expenditure because it is our understanding Sea Level would like to institute a far more robust testing regime than last year,” Borough Manager Lisa Von Bargen briefed the assembly.

“They would like to test 40 employees every 1...

 

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