Three Abbyland Foods employees test positive for COVID-19
For the Hub City Times
WAUSAU – The Clark County Health Department is reporting three employees of Abbyland Foods Inc., in Abbotsford, have tested positive for COVID-19.
“Clark and Marathon County Health Departments are working with Abbyland leadership and staff to conduct an investigation to track, trace, and contain the virus,” said Clark County Health Officer Brittany Mews. “Abbyland Foods is located in both counties. We are all working together to ensure the facility, staff, residents, and their family members, are taking steps to contain the spread of COVID-19.”
“Abbyland Foods is committed to providing a safe work environment for all employees. To the best of our abilities, Abbyland has implemented CDC recommended prevention guidelines such as employees wearing masks, reconfigured workspaces , staggered breaks and lunches to limit employee contact and promote social distancing, and increased sanitization in high traffic areas” stated Todd Jelinski, Abbyland Foods safety director.
The health departments do not release the names of any residents that have been tested positive for COVID19, to protect the privacy of individuals and their families. Close contacts at Abbyland and immediate family members have been notified.
Any person with symptoms has been isolated.