ASHLAND – Stone’s Public House on Main Street re-opened today, October 27.
A sign on the front door said the establishment was closed until further notice.
Ashland official said the restaurant underwent a deep cleaning, per state guidelines.
In Massachusetts, if an employee, customer, or vendor of restaurant tests positive or is presumed to be positive for COVID-19, the restaurant must immediately shut down for at least 24 hours, cleaning and disinfecting in accordance with CDC guidelines before reopening.
“Thank you to our local and state health authorities for their guidance in helping us follow all required protocols. And thank you all our loyal community for your patience and understanding in our continuing efforts to offer our guests and staff the safest possible experience. We look forward to seeing you soon,” wrote the restaurant on social media.
The Commonwealth also requires:
- If the employer is notified of any positive case at the workplace, the employer must immediately notify the local Board of Health (LBOH) in the city or town where the workplace is located.
- Employers must assist the LBOH with contact tracing efforts, including advising likely contacts to isolate and self-quarantine.
- Testing of other workers may be recommended consistent with guidance and / or at the request of the Board of Health.