The North Coast Co-op posted on Facebook that it learned today that one of its store employees has tested positive for COVID-19.
According to the post, the co-op has notified the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services and staff of the positive result. The employee last worked in the Eureka location on Sept. 1 and Sept. 2 before going into self-isolation on Sept. 2.
The employee received the results today.
“We are relieved to hear that this employee is feeling much better,” the post states. “To our knowledge, no other Co-op employees have displayed symptoms of COVID-19 during this period.”
The store will remain open.
“The health and safety of our staff and shoppers is our highest priority and we thank everyone who has worked and cooperated with us thus far in making our stores the safest place to shop for your food,” the post states, adding COVID-19 updates will be put up on the co-op’s Facebook and Instagram (@northcoastcoop) accounts and on its website: https://northcoast.coop/covid-19.php