Whole Foods Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus; Supermarket Is Open
SUDBURY – An employee at the Whole Food Market in Sudbury has tested positive for COVID-19, said a spokesperson for Whole Foods.
“We aren’t able to go into full details out of respect for the privacy of our Team Members,” said the spokesperson.
It is unknown when the last day the employee was in the store working, or the date of the positive test.
The Whole Foods is located at 536 Boston Post Road in Sudbury.
“The safety of our Team Members and customers is our top priority and we are diligently following all guidance from local health and food safety authorities. We’ve been working closely with our store Team Members, and are supporting the diagnosed Team Member, who is in quarantine,” said the spokesperson to SOURCE.
“Out of an abundance of caution, the store performed an additional cleaning and disinfection, on top of our current enhanced sanitation measures,” said the spokesperson.
“As we prioritize the health and safety of our customers and Team Members,” Whole Foods has “implemented enhanced daily cleanliness and sanitation protocols across all stores and facilities, on top of our standard stringent protocols,” said the spokesperson.
“We are operating under social distancing guidelines in our stores and facilities, ensuring that interaction between Team Members and between Team Members and customers can happen at a safe distance. ,” said the spokesperson.
Whole Foods added “We are closing stores up to two hours early to give our Team Members more time to restock shelves, sanitize our stores, and rest in preparation for the next day.”
Whole Foods has a location in Framingham, too.