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Bridlewood 7-Eleven employee tested positive for COVID-19

Last Updated Apr 17, 2020 at 7:43 pm MDT

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – 7-Eleven Canada is notifying anyone who had visited the store at #815 – 2335 162 Ave S.W, located in Bridlewood, that one of their employees has tested positive for the coronavirus.

“The health and safety of our customers, employees and the communities we serve is the top priority for 7-Eleven Canada. We are asking store staff to self-isolate, with pay, for 14 days,” the company said in a statement.

Anyone who was at the store between April 3 to April 17 is being asked to visit AHS’s website and do the COVID-19 self-assessment if they are experiencing any symptoms.

The store has been temporarily closed so it can be properly cleaned and sanitized.

They will re-open once been given proper approval from AHS.

7-Eleven Canada says they taken the necessary steps to prioritize the health of customers and employees at all 636 stores across Canada.

“We have installed sneeze guards at sales counters and visual floor markers in checkout lines that reinforce social distancing, as well as limit customer traffic in stores.”