Oregon SuperValu ordered closed due to COVID-19 outbreak

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OREGON, Ill. (WTVO) — The Ogle County Health Department has ordered the immediate closure of the SuperValu grocery store in Oregon due to an outbreak of coronavirus.

The health department says its is working with city officials and store staff to reopen, by implementing screening logs for every employee, employee monitoring, additional sanitation, and quarantine of close contacts and household contacts.

SuperValu is located at 204 N 4th St.

The health department says it is working to identify and notify people who came into close contact with those who tested positive for the virus.

On Wednesday afternoon, it released this statement:

“OCHD has received many inquiries regarding the COVID-19 outbreak at SuperValu. We are currently not advising customers of SuperValu to be tested unless they become symptomatic. We do recommend that all Ogle County residents monitor for symptoms, practice social distancing, wear a mask when in public places and follow all other Public Health guidelines. COVID-19 is still prevalent in our community and we need all community members help to stop the spread.”

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