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Whole Foods confirms Austin employee positive for COVID-19

Whole Foods confirms Austin employee positive for COVID-19

Whole Foods Domain sign
An employee at the Whole Foods Market in The Domain has tested positive for COVID-19. Photo by Whole Foods Market

KVUE — A staff member at the Whole Foods grocery store at The Domain in North Austin has tested positive for the coronavirus, a spokesperson confirmed on Thursday, April 2.

"The safety of our Team Members and customers is our top priority and we are diligently following all guidance from local health and food safety authorities," the spokesperson said. "We’ve been working closely with our store Team Members, and are supporting the diagnosed Team Member, who is in quarantine. Out of an abundance of caution,  the store performed an additional cleaning and disinfection, on top of our current enhanced sanitation measures."

Whole Foods is currently implementing the following measures at its stores during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Enhanced daily cleanliness and sanitation protocols across all stores and facilities, on top of its standard stringent protocols.  

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