Restaurant shuts down temporarily after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Updated on June 16, 2020Stacy’s Place to reopen with increased safety measures

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A popular Guthrie restaurant says they will be closing their doors for at least one week after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

“It is with extreme sadness that I am reporting a Stacy’s Place employee has tested positive for COVID-19 as of today (June 8),” owner Stacy Smith with Stacy’s Place said in a social media post on Monday.

Smith says the individual had no indication of symptoms while at work.

“In order to protect the rest of the staff and our community, we will be closing for at least a week in order to allow for company wide testing as well as completely disinfecting and sanitizing the entire restaurant,” Smith said.

The state health department and the restaurant will work closely during this time to ensure the facility is safe for the public upon reopening.

“We will take every precaution necessary and provide updates throughout this process. As always, we appreciate the love and support of our community,” Smith said.

As of Monday morning, Logan County had two confirmed active cases of COVID-19. The county has seen 21 total cases, 18 recoveries and one death.

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