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Rockingham County early voting site closes after multiple workers test positive for coronavirus – WXII12 Winston-Salem

2018. NEXT TO BREAKING NEWS IN EARLY VOTING LOCATION IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY HAD TO CLOSE TODAY AFTER THREE POLL WORKERS CAME DOWN WITH COVID-19 THE SITE AT THE SALVATION ARMY IN REIDSVILLE CLOSED AT 11 O’CLOCK THIS MORNING A MAINTENANCE TEAM WAS SENT IN TO CLEAN THE INTERIM DIRECTOR FOR THE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS SAYS THEY ARE NOT WORRIED ABOUT VOTED THERE BECAUSE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES THAT WERE IN PLACE AND THE USE OF MASKS THE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS PLANS TO REOPEN THAT SITE TOMORROW, BUT IT

Rockingham County early voting site closes after multiple workers test positive for coronavirus

A polling site in Rockingham County closed early Wednesday after multiple poll workers tested positive for the coronavirus and other workers are quarantining.The Salvation Army in Reidsville closed at 11 a.m. after three workers got COVID-19 and other workers went into quarantine, Janet Odell, the interim director for the Rockingham County Board of Elections, said.Click the video player above for more information about the closure.The maintenance team is cleaning and fogging the area and the Rockingham County Health Department is involved, Odell said.The board is not concerned for people who voted, because of masks, gloves, plexiglass barriers, social distancing and short periods of time inside, Odell noted.Voters who wish to vote tonight can go to the Wentworth early voting site until 7:30 p.m. at 240 Cherokee Camp Road.Odell said the current plan is to reopen the site tomorrow morning, but the board is still working to make sure enough staff will be able to work.This is a developing story. Stay with WXII 12 News for the latest information.

A polling site in Rockingham County closed early Wednesday after multiple poll workers tested positive for the coronavirus and other workers are quarantining.

The Salvation Army in Reidsville closed at 11 a.m. after three workers got COVID-19 and other workers went into quarantine, Janet Odell, the interim director for the Rockingham County Board of Elections, said.

Click the video player above for more information about the closure.

The maintenance team is cleaning and fogging the area and the Rockingham County Health Department is involved, Odell said.

The board is not concerned for people who voted, because of masks, gloves, plexiglass barriers, social distancing and short periods of time inside, Odell noted.

Voters who wish to vote tonight can go to the Wentworth early voting site until 7:30 p.m. at 240 Cherokee Camp Road.

Odell said the current plan is to reopen the site tomorrow morning, but the board is still working to make sure enough staff will be able to work.

This is a developing story. Stay with WXII 12 News for the latest information.

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