One Copperas Cove H-E-B partner with confirmed positive test, last in the store on June 16
By LYNETTE SOWELL
H-E-B announced via a press release on its website dated Friday, June25, that a partner who was confirmed positive for COVID-19 was last in the Copperas Cove H-E-B Plus! on Tuesday, June 16.
“All directly affected Partners at the location have been notified and the store has been deep cleaned and sanitized multiple times since then. At our stores, we continue to enforce proper social distancing practices, strict sanitation and require the use of masks or facial covering by all our Partners and vendors in customer facing and close contact positions,” stated the release.
“H-E-B requests all our customers to wear masks or facial coverings while shopping in our stores. In cities and counties with local Health and Safety Plan ordinances, mask use by customers is required. Social distancing, wearing masks, proper hand washing, and sanitization are all things we do to help keep Texas healthy.
“While the pandemic is an evolving situation with many unknowns, we are sure of one thing: We will do our part to help our fellow Texans in any situation our company and communities might face. For the latest company news concerning our coronavirus efforts, visit H-E-B Newsroom.”
Friday’s announcement was the most recent made by the company concerning store partners who have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Earlier this week, the company announced that one store partner at Killeen locations on Stan Schlueter Loop and Trimmier had tested positive, along with the Harker Heights and Belton locations also each having one partner test positive. Those partners were last in those stores on June 12, June 18, June 16, and June 18, respectively.
The company posts press releases on the stores’ webpages, under “Store Details,” and affected stores will have press releases on their pages.