UPDATE: Ashland Ale House is reporting it is open for curbside pick up on Sunday, November 8 from noon to 8 pm
ASHLAND – For the third time since Octover, the Ashland Ale House is closing temporaily due to a positive COVID-19 case.
The Ashland Ale House closed early in October and re-opened a few days later. And then closed at the end of October and re-opened.
“Today, we discovered one of our employees has tested positive for COVID-19. Thankfully, they are doing fine and we have confirmed they have not recently had close contact with any guests. Out of an abundance of caution for our staff and guests, we are suspending business today, until further notice. temporarily closing will allow time for the restaurant to be professionally cleaned,” wrote the Route 126 establishment.
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.
Ashland Ale House is not the only Ashland establish to have closed this fall due to the coronavirus. There have been a few who have closed, and after cleaning re-opening quickly.