Ohio County employees traveling out of town must follow new rules

WHEELING, W.Va. — Employees of Ohio County or workers for a court entity in the City-County Building in Wheeling have a temporary set of rules to follow as COVID-19 cases in West Virginia are on the rise.

According to WTRF-TV in Wheeling, employees were mailed the set of rules for anyone going on vacation or going anywhere 100 miles or more from the City-County Building.

It includes that any employee going on vacation or leaving the area must stay home for 48 hours after they return.

According to officials, employees must be tested for the virus upon arrival back into town. Any person to test positive must stay home and self-quarantine for two weeks.

Employees may opt-out of testing for the virus when returning from out of town but they must notify the Ohio County Health Department and self-quarantine for two weeks.

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