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OCALA, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2020) – Effective today, the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion career center in Chiefland will close for 14 days while staff quarantine due to exposure to an individual who tested positive for COVID-19.

The center, located at 2175 NW 11th Dr., will re-open on September 10. In the meantime, all services continue to be available virtually via phone, email, Live Chat and online at In-person appointments will be rescheduled.

Dale French, CareerSource CLM’s executive vice president, said that in the interim, the center will be thoroughly sanitized.

In the interest of protecting customers and staff, French noted that the center had been open by appointment only, limited to five customers an hour. While in the centers, all staff and customers wear masks and maintain social distancing. Customers also have their temperatures monitored prior to entering and staff sanitize each work station between customers.

“We’d prefer to err on the side of caution in closing the center,” he said.

Career centers remain open, by appointment only, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Lecanto and Ocala. Staff will continue to be available weekdays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., by phone and email to assist job seekers and businesses.  Additionally, information and services are also accessible online at


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