Marshall County Health Department closes after staff member tested positive for COVID-19

Marshall County

Moundsville, W.Va. (WTRF)- The Marshall County Health Department is closing for two weeks after a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.

Threat preparedness director of the Marshall County Health Department, Mark Ackerman, says the Marshall County Health Department is operating under an emergency basis.

“The individual who tested positive will be under the isolation order for the 14 day period. The staff who have been identified as contacts within the 5 to 7 day timeframe will be tested to determine or not whether they have any positive symptoms. They will also be under quarantine,” said Ackerman

As of this time, the Marshall County Health Department is looking to operate out of a new place

Ackerman tells 7News that not all 11 staff members were in contact with the positive individual.

Panhandle Cleaning is currently on the scene disinfecting the building.

The doors will be locked, but you can call and schedule an appointment if there is an emergency.

Stick with 7News for updates.

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