Polling site closes temporarily at Lewisville recreation center after worker tests positive for COVID-19

A polling site in Lewisville will be closed until 7 a.m. Oct. 16 after a poll worker tested positive for COVID-19. (Courtesy Fotolia)
A polling site in Lewisville will be closed until 7 a.m. Oct. 16 after a poll worker tested positive for COVID-19. (Courtesy Fotolia)

A polling site in Lewisville will be closed until 7 a.m. Oct. 16 after a poll worker tested positive for COVID-19. (Courtesy Fotolia)

A poll worker at a Lewisville recreation center has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the closure of the site until 7 a.m. Oct 16.

Denton County election officials confirmed Oct. 15 that the Fred Herring Recreation Center would remain closed until the following morning while the site is sanitized.


The Lewisville polling site, located at 191 Civic Circle, will reopen for voting with a new group of workers, the county said.

Those who had extended exposure with the poll worker are being contacted and asked to quarantine.
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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