Tri Counties Bank Oroville closed after employee test positive for coronavirus

The Marketing Director of Tri Counties Bank said they are in contact with Butte County Public Health and the CDC and are following proper protocols.

Posted: Mar 25, 2020 8:04 PM
Updated: Mar 26, 2020 4:06 AM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Tri Counties Bank told Action News Now an employee at the Oroville branch tested positive for the coronavirus and is home in quarantine.

According to Marketing Director Michael Murphy, the employee recently returned from a trip.

The employee was working at the branch from Tuesday, March 10 through Friday, March 13, as well as a half-day on Tuesday the 17.

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The company is looking through transactions, according to Murphy, to learn who was at the branch when the employee was there.

Murphy said the bank is in contact with Butte County Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and are following proper protocols.

It is unclear if this is one of the four cases confirmed by public health. Lisa Almaguer of public health said she can not confirm a place of employment or any demographics of any confirmed patients.

The Oro Dam Boulevard location closed on March 24 and will be closed through Friday, March 27 to partake in deep cleaning. Both ATMs will remain open at the Oroville location.

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