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Saunders County Department of Corrections employee tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 4:23 PM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 17:23:39-04

An employee within the Saunders County Department of Corrections tested positive for COVID-19, the Three Rivers Public Health Department said Tuesday.

Three Rivers says the employee is a Douglas County resident who is self-isolating at their home.

Contact investigations are underway to identify people who came into close contact to help prevent further spread.

All identified close contacts will self-quarantine and be actively monitored twice daily by public health officials for fever and respiratory symptoms.