SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (WABI) - Staff and residents at Long Creek Youth Development Center are undergoing universal COVID-19 testing after an offender tested positive last week.
The Commissioner of the Department of Corrections says a 16-year-old girl who was released Friday got tested and that came back positive a day later.
Commissioner Randall Liberty says testing is about 80% complete for the facility - which houses 35 offenders and 187 staff.
As a precaution, Long Creek will increase the use of personal protective equipment and medical monitoring of all on campus.
Currently, no other staff or clients are showing any symptoms.