Employee at Kroger in Hinton has tested positive for COVID-19

HINTON, WV (WOAY) – An employee at Kroger in Hinton has tested positive for COVID-19.

Allison McGee, corporate affairs manager for Kroger Mid-Atlantic, released the following statement: “One associate at our Hinton Kroger store has tested positive for COVID-19. The associate is receiving medical care and recovering at home. We are saddened by this news and wishing them the best as they get well.

We remain committed to the health and safety of our associates and customers. Since learning about the positive diagnosis, an extensive deep cleaning and sanitation was completed. On an ongoing basis, we have aggressive cleaning and sanitation procedures in place at all of our stores and are continuing to adhere to all guidance from local, state, and federal agencies, including the CDC.

Kroger is taking many other additional measures to protect associates, customers, and the community, including limiting capacity in stores and administering associate temperature checks. Kroger has installed partitions at cash registers and counters and added educational floor decals to further promote physical distancing.”

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