Avoid areas in Bldgs. 823 and 956 at Sandia’s New Mexico site due to a confirmed COVID-19 case

Sandia’s New Mexico site has confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bldgs. 823 and 956. In order to protect the health of the workforce, the following areas are closed and being assessed for cleaning and disinfecting:

  • Bldg. 823, labs B39 and B59
  • Bldg. 956, marked areas

Members of the workforce should avoid these areas until further notice.

Sandia, in coordination with state and federal health officials, is working with the employee to retrace their steps to identify other locations they have visited.

All employees with confirmed contact with the individual who tested positive will be contacted by the Sandia Medical Clinic for further instructions within 24 hours. If you have not received a message from Medical within 24 hours of vacating the area, you are cleared to return to your building when reopened.

Employees who have concerns about their health and safety should notify their managers and work with the management team to determine appropriate reporting and time-charging.

Sandia is providing current COVID-19 guidance and more information can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website.