MILTON – It appears another positive COVID-19 case has hit the Valley. According to a statement from Weis Markets, a store associate at its Milton location has been diagnosed with the virus. Weis says it is limited in what it can say due to government privacy policies, the employee hasn’t worked at the Milton or any other Weis store since March 18.
Weis says it is following guidelines from local and state health departments and the Milton store’s associates were informed. No additional illnesses have been reported. As a precaution, one person who worked with the diagnosed employee, has gone into self-quarantine.
Weis says it had been diligently cleaning and sanitizing the Milton store, as they have done at all locations. Weis says enhanced cleaning and sanitizing was also conducted Tuesday night at the Milton store. All procedures were reviewed and approved by the PA Health Department. Weis says the Milton store remains a safe place to shop. See the chain’s full statement below.
Weis Markets Statement
We can confirm a Weis associate, who worked in our Milton PA, store has been diagnosed with COVID- 19. While we are limited in what we can say due to government privacy policies, this associate has not worked in our Milton PA store, or any other Weis store, since March 18.
We are supportive of our associate and are following guidelines from local and state health departments. We have informed this store’s associates and have no reports of additional illness. As a precaution, one person, who worked with the diagnosed associate, has gone into self-quarantine.
In recent weeks, we’ve been diligently cleaning and sanitizing this store when it is open and afterwards when it was closed. These are standard procedures for all Weis stores. We also did some enhanced cleaning and sanitizing in our Milton PA store last night. These procedures have been reviewed and approved by the PA Health Department. We are committed to maintaining a store that is clean and safe for our customers and associates. Our Milton store remains a safe place to shop.