Coffee County Sheriff's Office address COVID rumors

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COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) -- There have been some rumors about COIVD cases at the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office.

The CCSO says that while several employees have been tested they do not know if they are positive, because the results have not come back yet.

The Sheriff's office assures the public that their office remains fully operational.

According to the office all deputies and personnel have PPE and procedures have changed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Several Coffee County Sheriff’s Office employees have been tested for COVID-19. We have not received all the test back at this time, but to protect the health information of our employees, we cannot comment on individual cases. It should be known that the Sheriff’s office remains fully operational and is ready to serve the public in any manner necessary. We have not and do not see a need to initiate any mutual aid agreements to back fill any of these positions. All Deputies and other employees have had in their possession Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including; masks, gloves and goggles. They have also modified their procedures to ensure protection of themselves and the public.

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