State Farm confirmed that an employee in its Murfreesboro facility has been diagnosed with the COVID-19.
The Murfreesboro Operations Center employees were notified Wednesday night. The case was immediately reported to the local health authorities.
The facility was closed temporarily to disinfect and sanitize the according to guidelines established by Health Departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
State Farm has made the decision to temporarily alter the company leave policy, retroactive to March 14, 2020. Employees who are not yet enabled to work from home and are unable to come into the office will be granted paid administrative leave in circumstances where they are caring for their children when schools or places of care are cancelled.
Employees who are still working in State Farm facilities will receive additional compensation.