Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - Sheriff John T. Wilcher has issued the following COVID-19 update:
The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) has three confirmed cases of COVID-19 positive inmates. They are isolated in medical. All arrestees are isolated for 14 days after intake and tested before moving into general population. The three inmates currently positive came to the Chatham County Detention Center with COVID-19.
The COVID-19 positive staff cases have increased to six. They are isolated at home and checked on regularly.
Since April 1, 2020, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office has had eight inmates and 10 staffers test positive for COVID-19. Five inmates and four staffers are confirmed recovered with two negative tests each.
CCSO is working to maintain a safe and healthy environment for inmates, staff and our community. For updates, follow #CCSOHealth, www.chathamsheriff.org, informational videos on the CCSO YouTube channel and Facebook page.
You may speak to an individual directly at 912-652-7609. Please follow the Centers for Disease Control at www.cdc.gov