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Temporary Towson Courthouse location to close Monday for cleaning, after employee tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 8:46 PM, May 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-17 20:46:04-04

TOWSON, Md. — The temporary Towson Courthouse will be closed Monday, after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

Officials said, the courthouse which is located at 1 Rolling Cross Road in Catonsville, will close for proper cleaning.

The Judiciary does not believe the individual had contact with members of the public and the case has been reported to the Baltimore County Department of Health, the Maryland Department of Health, and the Maryland Department of General Services.

The courthouse will re-open to essential staff on Tuesday, May 19, after the cleaning.

The commissioner's office, which has a separate entrance from the temporary courthouse will be open to hear emergency petitions.

The emergency petitions include: protective orders, peace orders, emergency evaluation, extreme risk protective orders, and applications for statements of charges.

Maryland courts remain closed to the public through June 5, per the Fourth Amended Administrative Order Expanding Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency.