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Rappahannock Community College employee tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 7:42 AM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 07:42:57-04

GLENNS, Va. - Rappahannock Community College says they received notification that an employee tested positive for COVID-19 on July 17.

Reports say the employee was most recently on RCC’s Glenns Campus on July 6 and July 7.

RCC says they notified the VDH Three Rivers Health District and provided information to facilitate contact tracing.

A thorough cleaning and disinfecting of the affected office areas on the Glenns Campus was completed, reports say. RCC’s campuses and sites remain closed to the public.

Also, a student at Rappahannock Community College tested positive for COVID-19 on July 13. Officials closed the Warsaw campus immediately after the test came back positive.

The college says the student attended a science lab at the campus on July 2 from 12:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m., but had not been to campus prior. The student also wasn’t on campus the week of July 9.

The college also says the student was reported to be asymptomatic, had been wearing a mask and had practiced proper social distancing.

RCC’s Safe Reopening Plan can be found on RCC’s website at this link.