City of Toccoa Police Department employee tests positive for COVID-19

Toccoa Chief of Police Jimmy Mize spoke with ConnectLocal at 1 p.m. regarding a department employee who has been tested for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

"All we know right now is that this individual went to Gainesville and has tested positive," Mize said. Any procedures that will be put in place regarding other city employees or contact with persons the individual may have come into contact with will be guided by the DPH guidelines and by the Human Resources Department, Mize said.

ConnectLocal is currently awaiting communication from city officials, will update this story with comments from city Manager Billy Morse shortly.


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