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Update: Two employees of Hanmer McDonald's test positive for COVID-19

Highway 69N in Hanmer location is the second Greater Sudbury McDonald's to be shut down due to positive COVID-19 test this week
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McDonald's Restaurant in Chelmsford. (Google Earth Image)

Updated: Nov. 6 at 4:05 p.m.

Two employees from the McDonald's Highway 69N location in Hanmer have tested positive for COVID-19.

Out of caution, the location has been shut down immediately to allow for cleaning and sanitization.

All crew members who may have been in close contact with the employees have been asked to self-quarantine until further information is available.

Any guests who may have visited the restaurant on Oct. 31 or Nov. 4 are asked to take directions from the experts at Ontario Health Services by visiting their website.

Original story:

Anyone who visited the McDonald’s restaurant in Chelmsford on Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1 should take direction from Ontario Health Services, the corporation has said, after three employees reported they tested positive for COVID-19.

McDonald’s Canada said in a news release that on Nov. 5, three employees from the Chelmsford McDonalds reported testing positive. The store was closed immediately for a thorough cleaning and sanitization by a certified third-party.

The restaurant reopened today.

“We are working to ensure we reopen safely, and we are committed to doing our part to help our communities,” said the news release.

An employee at the restaurant said this morning it is now open following a thorough cleaning.

All crew members who may have been in close contact with the employees have been asked to self-quarantine until further information is available. 

For any guests who may have visited the restaurant on Oct. 30, 31 or Nov. l, please take directions from the experts at Ontario Health Services by visiting their website.

“We continue to work with local health authorities to support our people and our guests, and look forward to getting back to serving our community as soon as we can,” said the news release.

Sudbury.com has reached out to Public Health Sudbury & Districts for clarification on what the health unit recommends people do who ate at or visited the restaurant on the listed dates.