Positive case confirmed from Young County Courthouse
Young County Judge John Bullock confirmed Monday evening that an employee of the Young County Courthouse has tested positive for COVID-19.
The county is currently in the process of tracing all who have been associated with the positive case and those in close contact with the employee beginning Thursday, June 18. Bullock said in a press release that the courthouse will be contacting those who may have been exposed to the positive case at the courthouse.
“You may receive a call from an official or other authorized person from Young County Courthouse regarding possible exposure and other relevant information,” Bullock wrote in the release. “If you have had business to transact in the Young County Tax A/C-Motor Vehicle Registration Office Thursday the 18th or Friday 19th, you may contact 940-549-1393, 2030 or 1786.”
The county will check those who call against a known contact list and if the caller appears on the list they will be recontacted with information and advice. The Tax Assessor/Collectors and Vehicle Registration Office of the courthouse will be closed through July 4.
“However, you may utilize the Olney satellite office, 117 S. Grand, 940-564-2334 with registration or vehicle/trailer title needs,” Bullock wrote.
Local Health Authority Dr. Pat Martin confrimed Monday night that this case was one of three confirmed positives for June 22.
According to the COVID-19 tracker available on the Texas DSHS website, the number of active cases of COVID-19 in Young County is 10. This will move the number of active cases to 13.