LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – At least two employees at a Whole Foods store in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles have contracted coronavirus.
An unspecified number of employees from the store, located at 2520 Glendale Blvd., have contracted coronavirus and were in quarantine, a spokesperson for Whole Foods confirmed to CBSLA.READ MORE: LA City Parks Offering Free Grab-And-Go Lunches For Children, Teens Through August 9
Whole Foods says it has installed plexiglass barriers and is requiring temperature checks and face masks for anyone working in the company’s stores, along with newly implemented daily cleanliness and disinfection protocols. The store remains open.READ MORE: FBI Investigating After Vehicle Explodes In Montclair Causing Power Outage
“We’ve been working closely with our store team members, and are supporting the diagnosed team members who are in quarantine,” the company wrote in a statement. “Out of an abundance of caution, the store has performed a professional deep cleaning and disinfection, on top of our current enhanced sanitation measures.”
In May, an employee from a Whole Foods store in Pasadena died after contracting coronavirus. At least two more employees at the same store also contracted the disease.MORE NEWS: Aiden Leos, Boy Killed In Road Rage Shooting, To Receive Memorial Plaque At Orange County Zoo
According to the latest numbers from the L.A. County Public Health Department, at least three employees from a Whole Foods store in Westwood have tested positive for COVID-19, along with another three at a Whole Foods in El Segundo.