PORTLAND, Maine– A Whole Foods Market representative verified to NEWS CENTER Maine that numerous staff members at its Portland store have evaluated favorable for COVID-19.
The representative did not say the number of employees checked positive or when their cases were validated. The shop remains open.
The following statement originated from Whole Foods Market:
The security of our Team Members and clients is our leading priority and we are diligently following all guidance from regional health and food security authorities. We have actually been working carefully with our shop Team Members and supporting any detected Team Members while in quarantine. We deal with any confirmed medical diagnosis in our stores with a thorough action strategy that consists of improved cleaning and contact tracing, along with interacting directly with our Group Members. All Whole Foods Market shops continue to run under social distancing and crowd control measures, we have set up plexiglass barriers at check out, are requiring temperature level checks and face masks for anyone working in our shops, and have implemented boosted everyday tidiness and disinfection procedures in all of our stores.