This article is 2 years old. It was published on March 8, 2020.
(ST. LOUIS—March 8, 2020) Today, we learned that a presumptive-positive COVID-19 (Coronavirus) patient from St. Louis County traveled via Amtrak through the Gateway Transportation Center in the City of St. Louis. We are glad to learn that the patient’s symptoms did not warrant hospitalization and she is recovering in quarantine at home with her family.
The Gateway Transportation Center is following guidelines to assure the cleanliness of our facility.
We encourage everyone—travelers and citizens alike—to be mindful and follow guidelines for prevention of COVID-19 spread, such as those posted by the City of St. Louis Department of Health. [https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/health/communicable-disease/covid-19/index.cfm]
Travelers who have questions about Amtrak service to/from St. Louis should contact 800-872-7245. Media who have inquiries for Amtrak should contact 800-562-1904.
Located in downtown St. Louis, the Gateway Transportation Center is the City of St. Louis multimodal transportation hub for passenger train, long distance bus, public light rail and public bus service.
Comptroller Darlene Green is the chief fiscal officer of the City of St. Louis and is charged with safeguarding the city’s credit rating and with protecting taxpayer dollars. She is the recipient of the 2019 Women in Public Finance Lifetime Achievement award. Visit www.stlouis-mo.gov/comptroller to learn more about the Office of the Comptroller.