EKU campus Chick-fil-A employee tests positive for COVID-19

According to Eastern Kentucky University Dining, an employee at the on-campus Chick-fil-A has tested positive for COVID-19.

As a result, Chick-fil-A will be temporarily closed as EKU conducts deep cleaning and sanitizes the work areas and common spaces where the employees had contact.

The employee is currently under the care of medical professionals and recovering in self-quarantine. Upon learning of this case, EKU Dining enacted its protocol for notifying individuals who may have come in contact with this person and have asked them to self-quarantine for a period of 14 days, per CDC guidance.

In a Twitter post on Monday, EKU Dining said, “We continue to follow the directives of public health officials and advice of the CDC as part of our effort to mitigate the spread of this Coronavirus and safeguard the health of our employees, clients and customers, and are committed to providing accurate and timely information as we monitor and assess this ever-changing situation.”

This story will be updated when more information is available.

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