Jo Anne’s Place reopened its store at 1260 Lansdowne Street in Peterborough on Friday (October 23), after temporarily closing it for a day when one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.
Although the employee who tested positive had not worked at or visited the store for the past week, Jo Anne’s Place closed the store on Thursday (October 22) for professional cleaning and sanitization.
Jo Anne’s Place employees who may have come into close contact with the employee who tested positive are self-quarantining.
After consulting with Peterborough Public Health, Jo Anne’s Place decided to reopen the Lansdowne Street location on Friday.
“The store will be staffed with employees who did not come in contact with the employee who tested positive,” Jo Anne’s Place states in an email sent on Thursday night. “Customers should feel confident that the sanitization of the store that took place today and the existing COVID-19 protocols will offer everyone a safe shopping environment.”
The business also reports that the employee who tested positive is recovering, adding “this seems to be an isolated incident.”