Macon-Bibb County employees test positive for COVID-19

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Some Macon-Bibb County employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

County manager, Keith Moffett, made the announcement during Tuesday night’s Pre-commission meeting.

According to Chris Floore with the Macon-Bibb County Public Affairs Office, employees are told to go home if they’ve been exposed to COVID-19. The county is working on alternate schedules to reduce contact between employees and the county’s parks and recreation centers will remain closed.


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