June 25, 2020–6:03 a.m.
On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, an employee at the Rome Circuit Public Defender Office tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had not worked in the office since the early morning of Monday, June 22. With the confirmation of the positive test & following the guidance of the Georgia Public Defender Council, the Office of the Rome Circuit Public Defender was closed and employees are required to have a negative test before returning to work. The office will not reopen before Monday, June 29, 2020. A notice will be sent to local media to announce the reopening.
All other offices located within the Floyd County Administration Building located at 12 Fourth Avenue will remain open to the public at this time. We continue to ask employees and citizens to practice social distancing, proper handwashing, and to not enter the building if exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19.