Saunders County Dept of Corrections Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

WAHOO – Three Rivers Public Health Department is currently investigating another confirmed case of COVID-19, this time of an employee within the Saunders County Department of Corrections.

Three Rivers Public Health Department is working with the Saunders County Sheriff’s Department to investigate potential contacts and exposures related to an employee within the Saunders County Department of Corrections who has tested positive for COVID-19. This employee is a Douglas County resident who is now self-isolating at their home.

Contact investigations are underway to identify people who came into close contact with this individual 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.

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