Shoppers Drug Mart employee in Mission tests positive for COVID-19 – Mission City Record


The Shoppers Drug Mart in Mission is one of five stores owned by the Loblaws chain to have an employee tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week.

The channel published news of the Mission employee’s infection on September 29, saying the last day of their work at the store was September 16.

“Considering the important role we play in our communities, we are prepared for all possible situations, including testing positive for COVID-19 in our stores. In these cases, we work closely with public health and follow their advice to ensure proper notification of close contact and the necessary cleaning and disinfection in our stores, ”read a statement from the company on their website. .

A positive test was published on September 28 at three other Loblaws locations, including Hector’s Your Independent Grocer in Squamish on Garibaldi Way (the last working day being September 23); a Dave’s Nofrills in Dawson Creek on Alaska Avenue (last day of work being September 18); and the Real Canadian Superstore in North Vancouver on Seymour Buelvard (last day of work being September 24).

The Shoppers Drug Mart at Evergreen Mall in Surrey published a positive test on September 23 (the last day of work being September 18).

“We encourage our colleagues and employees to wear masks, especially where physical distancing is not always possible. Many local government authorities have required our staff and customers to wear masks in our stores. Additionally, we have instructed our staff and customers to wear masks at Extra Foods, Fortinos, Maxi, nofrills, Real Canadian Superstore and T&T stores across Canada.

Another Loblaws mission employee tested positive for COVID-19 at the Lougheed Highway Real Canadian Superstore on July 24.

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