Endoscopy unit at Kent Hospital closed after possible COVID-19 exposure

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WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) ─ The endoscopy unit at Kent Hospital is temporarily closed due to a potential exposure to COVID-19, a spokesperson said Wednesday.

All patients with scheduled procedures are being diverted to Women & Infants Hospital for the time being, the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson also said employees in the endoscopy department are being quarantined for 14 days as a precaution.

The Rhode Island Department of Health has been notified.

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