Fayette County Courthouse, offices restricted after employees test COVID-19 positive

Fayette County Courthouse, offices restricted after employees test COVID-19 positive

FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. — The Fayette County Courthouse and county offices will have restricted access after a number of county employees tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a news release from the county, the courthouse will close to the public beginning 8 a.m. Wednesday until Aug. 13. The courts are an exception to this rule as it will be open for emergencies and certain previously scheduled events.

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Criminal Court Week for August has been canceled. People are asked to disregard any jury summons they have received for August.

Anyone needing to contact the county must do so via phone, email or online.

The county will be cleaning and sanitizing all county facilities and outside medical agencies are being consulted for things like testing, PPE, quarantine procedures and other aspects of county operations.

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