More Clayton Homes Employees Contract COVID-19 at Clayton Plants, Office – COVID19 Updates


Two more employees at Clayton Homes [office] in Maryville tested positive for COVID-19, Clayton Homes officials announced Tuesday.” Additionally at a Clayton Homes plant, “Once we learned of the positive test Monday, we notified team members,” WATE  reported that the Maryville, Tennessee based Clayton Homes company statement said. “Those who had close contact with the individual are being notified and will follow CDC guidelines for close contacts. The facility has been sanitized since the team member was last in the building.”



Before presenting more recent episodes of Clayton Homes connected COVID19 incidents, it is useful to recap some prior and relevant background on this issue. Another recent case will follow these recap linked reports.


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Returning to Recent Clayton Homes Reports on COVID-19

Returning to recent reports, WVLT reported on June 30, 2020 that more employees at Clayton Homes in Maryville tested positive for COVID-19.  According to Clayton communications representative Caitlyn Crosby, she told WVLT News that the second employee was in the office for a few hours Monday morning before leaving to get tested. Crosby stated the employee got tested as a precaution after traveling and had been asymptomatic, passing the company’s daily temperature check.

A second Clayton team member was in the office for a few hours before leaving to get tested. That team member decided to get tested as a precaution due to what was described as recent travel.

That person was reportedly asymptomatic and passed the daily temperature screening.

The areas of the office the team member visited were described as being immediately cleaned and sanitized.


Other team members were notified. Those who were in direct contact with the either team member were notified to follow CDC guidance for direct contacts, including self-quarantining.

Clayton Homes says that only has roughly 30% of team members in the office. Clayton pointed to these and other precautions:

  • Establishing a task force that has been monitoring COVID-19
  • Temperature and health screenings as team members enter the building
  • Providing daily masks for all team members
  • Requiring masks in all common areas
  • Continued social distancing procedures
  • One-way use of staircases
  • Rigorous daily sanitation procedures and continued deep sanitizations each weekend
  • Encouraging virtual meetings even while in the office

Crosby said that Clayton wished those team members a quick recovery.

Additionally, mainstream media reported that Clayton had cases at their Clayton Appalachia production facility.



Clayton Homes Appalachia building center is located at 1420 Mountain Rd, Andersonville, Anderson County, Tennessee 37705.



It should be noted that manufactured housing industry sources within and tied to Clayton Homes have advised MHProNews about coronavirus related incidents not reported by mainstream media. See the reports above to learn more.

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