Curry County has announced that three (3) employees at 417 Gidding Administrative Complex have tested positive for COVID-19. Of the three (3): County Administration Employee was tested on October 8, 2020, last worked on Sunday, October 4, 2020 and the result was received on October 10, 2020. County Clerk Employee was tested on October 12, 2020, last worked on Friday, October 9, 2020 and the result were received on October 13, 2020. County Assessor Employee was tested on October 13, 2020, last worked on Friday, October 9, 2020 and the result were received on October 16, 2020. There are four (4) other employees that are off work pending tests results or quarantining because of exposures.
Currently, there are no other positive tests at the Administrative Complex at 417 Gidding that have been confirmed by the Department of Health (DOH). Curry County continues to comply with COVID-19 Safe Practices. Any employee expressing symptoms are not permitted to work, and masks are being worn at all times. Any employees that are expressing symptoms are sent home immediately and instructed to contact the DOH for further guidance. County offices are operating, but with limited staff. We are asking the public to please be patient with the county employees and if possible, that County business be conducted via email, fax, telephone or mail. It is extremely important that we as community work together to mitigate the spread, maintain social distance of at least six (6) feet, limit personal contact and properly wear a face mask while in public. This is the best way to slow the spread of this virus, and allow our schools and more businesses to re-open and stay open.