Page 4 THE SAUGUS ADVOCATE – Friday, June 14, 2019 Kelly’s draws rave reviews from Board of Health on the way management responded to health issue By Mark E. Vogler T own Board of Health members appear confident that KelLaw Offices of Terrence W. Kennedy 512 Broadway, Everett • Criminal Defense • Personal Injury • Medical Malpractice Tel: (617) 387-9809 Cell: (617) 308-8178 twkennedylaw@gmail.com 8 Norwood St. Everett (617) 387-9810 www.eight10barandgrille.com Kitchen Hours: Mon-Thurs: 12-10pm Fri-Sat: 12-11pm Sunday: 1pm-10pm Lunch Menu! Enjoy our Famous $10 Served Mon. thru Fri. ‘til 3:30 PM Choose from 16 Items! Grilled Rib Eye Steak! Only $22.00 includes Two Sides Every Friday FRESH HADDOCK DINNER Prepared Your Way! Includes two sides Facebook.com/ advocate.news.ma Now Featuring our BREAKFAST PIZZA & OMELET MENU Saturday & Sunday Only Served until 3:30 PM ATM on site ly’s Roast Beef, Inc. has addressed health concerns that arose last month when a worker tested positive for Salmonella Typhi (typhoid fever). The sentiments expressed after last week’s meeting (June 3) were unanimous: Kelly’s took responsive action at its restaurant, which is located in the southbound lane of Route 1. “Kelly’s has been and continues to be a great partner with the town,” Board of Health Chair William Heffernan told The Saugus Advocate. “They went above and beyond what was required. They didn’t use any of their Saugus employees until they were tested. They closed the restaurant and didn’t reopen until they got the blessing of the state and the town. And we found the facility to be very clean,” Heffernan said. “In my seven years on the Board, I’ve never had Kelly’s in here [to one of the Health Board meetings]; they’re the kind of establishment we like to have in town,” he said. Of 100 Kelly’s employees tested recently, 90 have been cleared. The results for eight others are pending. One of the employees has been terminated and another has moved, according to Heffernan. Joia Cicolini, the board’s veteran member with more than eight years of service, said she couldn’t recall any occasion when the board had trouble or health issues with Kelly’s. “Certainly not on my time. They’ve always been cooperative,” Cicolini said. “They have always been cooperative. I give them credit for doing the right thing. They were very upfront with the town and the state,” she said. Board Member Maria Tamagna, who is a nurse, said she marveled at the way the investigation was conducted and how Kelly’s responded. “The whole process was done fabulously,” Tamagna said. “It just speaks volumes of the business, that it was closed and then opened in a timely manner. From a nurse’s perspective, it was impressive,” she said. Here’s the statement the Board of Health received from the state Department of Public Health: “On May 20, 2019 the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, was notified by the North Shore Medical Center of a positive laboratory result for Salmonella Typhi (typhoid fever) in a foodhandler at Kelly’s Roast Beef in Saugus, MA. “In accordance with 105 CMR 300.200, all foodhandlers, symptomatic or asymptomatic, who are contacts of a typhoid fever case may only return to foodhandling duties after producing three consecutive negative stool specimens each produced no less than 48 hours apart. “The Saugus Health Department was notified and stool specimens were collected from 120 employees who were identified as foodhandling contacts. Specimens were tested at the MA State Public Health Laboratory. While testing of all foodhandlers is not yet complete, as of 5/31/2019 none of the employees have tested positive for Salmonella Typhi and there is no evidence of transmission to establishment patrons.” A Board of Health spokesperson said this type of Salmonella is uncommon among food handlers and is more apt to occur among travelers to foreign countries where the illness is more common. SKATING CENTER www.Roller-World.com | 781-231-1111 Located adjacent to Honey Baked Ham in Saugus Plaza, South Bound Route 1 MBTA Bus Route 429 FREE WI-FI - 2 WIDE SCREEN TV’S FULLY AIR CONDITIONED Fall-Winter Skating Schedule ATTENTION! Sunday Monday Tuesday 12-8 p.m. $7.50 Private Parties 7:30-10:30 p.m. $8.50 Adult Night Friday Saturday Wednesday & Thursday 3-11 p.m. $7.50 Private Parties Admission after 6 p.m. $8.50 12-11 p.m. $7.50 Admission after 6 p.m. $8.50 Inline Skate Rentals $3 - additional Roller skate rentals included in all prices. Birthday & Private Parties Available School & PTO GROUPS Win a trip for 2 to Las Vegas Bellagio Hotel Jet Blue Air 5 days / 4 nights Your school PTO can raffle the trip to make substantial money for your group. Call for details. BIRTHDAY PARTIES $11.50/Person, min. of 10 kids. Price includes Adm. + Roller Skates. Cake, soda, paper goods, 20 tokens for birthday person plus 100 Redemption Tickets and a gift from Roller World. in one of our private BP Rooms.

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