HAMPTON, Va. - A local Wawa closed its doors after one of its employees recently tested positive for coronavirus.
News 3 obtained a statement from the company that clarifies the employee worked at the store located at 2401 W. Mercury Boulevard. The last day the employee worked was Sunday, May 3.
Wawa says they took immediate action and closed the store to have it professionally deep cleaned and disinfected by a third-party. The store has re-opened.
The statement released by Wawa is provided below.
Wawa has been notified by an associate who recently worked in our store located at 2401 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton, VA 23666 that they have received a positive test result for COVID-19.
In accordance with its protocols, Wawa took immediate action and closed the store to have it professionally deep cleaned and disinfected by a third-party. The store has re-opened.
We are working with the local Department of Health regarding notifications to any associate who may have had close contact with the associate. The last day the associate worked was Sunday, May 3.
As always, the health and safety of our customers and associates is a top priority. We will do everything we can to support our associate, including providing paid time off, and take all necessary steps to monitor, safeguard and protect all our associates and customers.
Jennifer Wolf External Public Relations Supervisor Wawa, Inc.
For more information on the steps Wawa is taking to ensure customer safety regarding COVID-19, please visit this link.