An employee of Beechworth Health Service has tested positive to COVID-19.
The positive case of a worker contracting coronavirus was confirmed in a statement from the health service, which is under the auspice of Albury Wodonga Health.
The facility has gone into lockdown.
"Many people will be curious about the details, and no doubt there will be some activity on social and mainstream media," the statement said.
"Our patient, resident and staff privacy and confidentiality commitment and obligations means that we are unable to share any further details about individuals."
Contact tracing has commenced.
The statement said: "All key contacts of residents and patients will receive a phone call to inform them of all relevant information."
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