Wendy's Tamuning to reopen today after carrying out COVID safety measures

DRIVE-THRU REOPENING TODAY: Chairs are stacked on tables inside the dining area of Wendy's in Tamuning during Pandemic Condition of Readiness 1, which disallowed dining-in, as seen on Sept. 17. The restaurant closed Thursday and will reopen today after deep-cleaning and other safety measures following an employee's positive test for COVID-19. David Castro/The Guam Daily Post

Wendy's Tamuning closed Thursday to allow the restaurant to implement measures to protect its employees and customers from COVID-19 risk.

"The health, safety and well-being of our employees and community are our priorities. (On Thursday), we were informed that an employee at our Tamuning location tested positive for COVID-19 through contact tracing," Wendy's Guam stated in a press release.

The employee last worked on Monday evening from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., without symptoms, according to the company.

"Wendy’s Guam is providing support to this employee and their family. The employee is now in quarantine, receiving the care and treatment necessary for their recovery," the company stated in the release.

"We have notified our employees and are following Department of Public Health & Social Services (DPHSS) and (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) guidelines and procedures. Co-workers of the employee who were in close contact will remain home to self-quarantine and self-monitor."

"In addition to our own deep-cleaning procedures, we are having Plan B Cleaning Services provide additional disinfection services," the company stated.

"We anticipate opening Friday morning, Oct. 16, but with shortened hours. Our Tamuning location will close at 7 p.m. nightly until further notice. We will keep you posted on further updates. Thank you for your patience and understanding during these times. Stay safe," Wendy's stated in its press release.

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