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Macy's employee tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 8:40 PM, Jun 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-30 23:40:04-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Macy's at the Valley Plaza Mall has confirmed that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19, however, the employee hasn't been in the store since June 24.

The health and safety of our colleagues and customers is always our top priority. We have implemented enhanced safety and wellness procedures to help alleviate any potential health concerns, following the Centers for Disease Control's recommended protocol. This includes enhanced cleaning in heavily trafficked areas and hard surfaces which include entrances, customer service stations, vertical transportation, restrooms and break rooms. Additionally, Macy’s provides our colleagues with face masks to help prevent the spread of the virus and guides daily wellness checks to support a safe working environment. We encourage our colleagues to continue to follow the CDC recommended everyday measures and will remain vigilant and partner with local and state officials along with mall management.