LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)

PRESS RELEASE:

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On the evening of July 10, an employee of the Clerk’s office notified management that they had tested positive for COVID-19. The employee is a deputy clerk and typically interacts with the public.

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Individuals who had direct contact with the employee have been notified and directed to self-quarantine and/or self-monitor. The affected workspaces and common areas will be disinfected and sanitized, and the employee has been placed on leave until cleared by a physician to return to work.

Chief Deputy Clerk Tiana Garner stated, “We are following recommendations from the CDC and taking all necessary precautions to protect our employees, judicial partners and the public. Our thoughts and prayers for a quick recovery are with our employee.”

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The Clerk’s office at the Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center is closed to the public until Monday, July 27.