An employee for the City of Nokomis has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a press release from the Christian Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency, The City of Nokomis immediately notified the EMA and the Montgomery County Health Department to identify any individuals who may have come in contact with this employee.
Any city employee or member of the Nokomis Emergency Response Community who may have been in contact with the individual is being tested to determine COVID positivity. Chris-Mont EMA assures Regional Radio News that Emergency Services in Nokomis have not been impacted by this.
If you were at the City Building in Nokomis, you would not meet the exposure guidelines of less than six feet for more than fifteen minutes, so your risk should be low. Continue to monitor your health and the Nokomis City Building is expected to open Wednesday afternoon.
If you have any questions contact the Montgomery County Health Department at 532-2001.