The City of Killeen received notification today that a third employee has tested positive for COVID-19.
Employee Confirmed Department Status
#1 April 7 Police Department Recovered
#2 April 7 Police Department Recovering
#3 April 21 Police Department Recovering
The City is following CDC recommendations for the handling of confirmed cases and potential exposure of other employees. Those recommendations continue to evolve, so specifics including the number of quarantined employees, their work status, etc. will not be disclosed.
City employees are providing essential services to Killeen, and we have implemented procedures and precautions for the safety of our workforce and the public. We ask the public to follow federal, state and local guidance to stop the spread of the virus and to protect the health and safety of our community.
Additional information on the local impacts of COVID-19 is available at KilleenTexas.gov/COVID19. A COVID-19 hotline is available Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 254-616-3209. Both resources are updated regularly as the situation continues to change.