Alleghany County Courthouse closed for the week due to possible coronavirus exposure

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Due to possible COVID-19 exposure, officials say the Alleghany County Courthouse will be closed for the rest of the week.

According to Alleghany County officials, by Order of the Court, the Alleghany County Courthouse will remain closed through Friday, Oct. 30, as a precautionary measure because of possible virus exposure.

If you have any questions about a pending case at the Alleghany County Courthouse, you are asked to call the appropriate Clerk’s Office starting Monday, Nov. 2.

This news follows Alleghany County Public Schools’ closure of Clifton Middle School on Tuesday, Oct. 27, after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

There is no word on how long the school will remain closed, but Alleghany County Public Schools Acting Superintendent Sherman Callahan told WFXR News that contact tracing would be conducted Tuesday morning to determine the scope of the exposure.

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