The corporate stated in an announcement posted on its Fb web page that it’s “dedicated to transparency.”

Twenty eight ShopRite supermarkets in New Jersey have needed to take measures, together with deep cleanings, after staff examined constructive for COVID-19.


Saying it’s “dedicated to transparency,” ShopRite has posted the circumstances on shops’ particular person Fb pages, which had been reviewed by the Asbury Park Press on Monday. Shops which have reported no less than one case are:

In its Fb posts, ShopRite stated it has applied protocols advisable by the federal Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, together with ensuring the identified worker is now not within the office. Any staff who could have been in “shut contact” with the particular person have been requested to self-quarantine for 14 days.

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The shops additionally underwent “deep cleansing procedures” together with sanitizing all workspaces utilized by staff and customary areas, ShopRite stated on Fb. Further steps additionally had been taken to deep clear and sanitize meals contact surfaces and “high-touch areas” all through the shops.


ShopRite additionally has promoted social distancing and put in Plexiglass shields to assist shield staff and prospects. 

A ShopRite spokesperson couldn’t be reached for touch upon Monday.


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“It’s vital that you already know we stay dedicated to transparency, and we predict sharing this info with you is the fitting factor to do,” the corporate has said on Fb. “We additionally really feel it’s vital to guard the privateness of our hardworking colleagues; ought to we be taught of further associates who’ve been affected, we’ll proceed to implement the CDC protocols.”

This can be a growing story. Please verify again for updates.


David P. Willis, an award-winning enterprise author, has coated enterprise and shopper information on the Asbury Park Press for greater than 20 years. He writes’s What’s Going There and Press on Your Facet columns and could be reached at Be part of his What’s Going There page on Facebook for updates.    

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