Maryville, Tenn. – Like many other workplaces in our community, the City of Maryville has learned of its first COVID-19 case within the City’s staff.
The employee had not been at the City since Wednesday, July 22, began exhibiting symptoms over the weekend, was tested Monday and received the positive result today, July 28. The coworkers in contact with this employee have been notified, were sent for testing and are following CDC guidelines for direct exposure.
As numbers in Blount County increase, it is as important as ever that we all take the necessary precautions to slow the spread of the virus. Health department officials and the CDC recommend these basic actions (social distancing, mask wearing, hand washing, and hygiene) to keep this disease from overwhelming our community.
For more information, visit our website, the Centers for Disease Control, and the Tennessee Department of Health.