H-E-B says one of its workers in the Robstown location tested positive for COVID-19. In a press release on Friday, the grocery store chain stated that the employee last worked in the store on June 16.
All H-E-B employees in the store were notified. H-E-B says the work area and store have been thoroughly sanitized and deep cleaned multiple times before and since the last time the Partner was at the store. Employees are provided with face masks and hand sanitizer while working.
H-E-B provided the following statement:
"As COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world, our H-E-B family of more than 120,000 Partners has not gone unaffected. Through early preparation, continuous guidance, strong sanitation, and proper social distancing efforts, we are strongly focused on the health and safety of our Partners and are grateful that Texas has experienced fewer cases than the national average. We must all work to slow the spread. At impacted locations, all directly affected Partners are notified and provided medical advice, each location is deep cleaned and sanitized multiple times. Customers can visit their store’s website to see when an affected Partner last worked in their store. Our primary focus is keeping our Partners and customers safe. For the latest on our COVID efforts, visit www.heb.com/newsroom [heb.com]."