Meijer confirms worker at a store in Warren tested positive for COVID-19

Meijer Store
Posted at 7:42 PM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 19:47:39-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A grocery store worker at the Meijer store on Mound Road in Warren has tested postive for COVID-19.

Meijer released the following statement:

Meijer is confirming that a team member at the Meijer store on Mound Road in Warren has tested positive for the Coronavirus.

We cannot disclose any specific information about the affected individual. Meijer has been in contact with health officials to ensure we are in complete alignment on proper protocols for the safety of our team members and customers. We have also communicated this information to all our team members at the store. Ensuring the safety and health of our team members, customers and community is our top priority.

The affected team member and anyone who could be identified as high risk under CDC guidelines will be paid through our pay continuation program.

Meijer has been following the CDC’s guidelines in response to the virus to ensure our stores are safe, including staying vigilant with our cleaning and sanitization practices, especially at high-frequency touch points like our check lanes, self-checkouts, and service areas, and in team member work areas.

The store has since been thoroughly deep cleaned and will remain open during our updated store hours of 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. We want our customers and team members to feel confident being in our stores and will continue to take appropriate action to ensure the health and safety of those who walk through our doors.