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Adams County Sheriff's Office hit by COVID-19

Staff members recovering at home


Last updated 8/13/2020 at 12:43pm

Katie Teachout

Sheriff's Office personnel are recovering at home after testing positive for COVID-19.

RITZVILLE - Adams County Sheriff's Office announced a correctional staff member, a staff member outside of the facility and three inmates of the Adams County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Undersheriff Adolfo Coronado, the correctional staff member tested positive Aug. 6, and after alerting command personnel immediately, went home to isolate. He is set to return to work within the next few days.

The following day, Aug. 7, the Adams County Health Department conducted further testing of individuals at the Adams County Jail. Test results Monday, Aug. 10, showed three inma...

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