An employee at the Rome Circuit Public Defender Office tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, as reported in a Floyd County media release. This person had not worked in the office since early Monday morning. Upon confirmation of this positive test and in accordance with the guidance by the Georgia Public Defender Council, the office was closed. Employees are now required to have a negative test before returning to work. The office will not open prior to Monday, June 29th.
All of the other offices that are located with the Floyd County Administration Building, 12 East 4th Avenue, remain open to the public at this time.