Workers at a number of Vancouver Island residence enchancment shops take a look at optimistic for COVID-19, firm experiences

Workers at a number of residence enchancment shops on Vancouver Island have examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus, in keeping with their employer.

Lowe’s Canada, in a collection of knowledge bulletins posted on their web site, says workers working at their Victoria, Langford, Nanaimo and Cobble Hill places have examined optimistic for COVID-19 in current days.

“We take every confirmed case of COVID-19 an infection amongst our associates extraordinarily significantly. To make sure the well being and security of our associates and prospects, we rigorously apply public well being authorities’ suggestions and pointers,” the corporate stated in an announcement on its web site.

Lowe’s is the dad or mum firm of Rona and doesn’t disclose when their workers examined optimistic however as an alternative discloses after they have been knowledgeable of the optimistic take a look at.

“Associates recognized as having been in shut contact with the contaminated affiliate are placed on preventive paid quarantine at residence. We additionally talk with our prospects to tell them of the scenario and allow them to know of motion taken in response to it,” the corporate says on its web site.

Lowe’s Victoria

An worker working on the Lowe’s retailer on 3170 Tillicum Rd., not too long ago examined optimistic for COVID-19, in keeping with a Jan. 12 entry on the corporate web site. That worker’s final day labored was Jan. 6.

Lowe’s Langford

In accordance with the corporate web site, an worker at Lowe’s Langford not too long ago examined optimistic. That worker’s final day labored was Jan. 17.

Lowe’s Nanaimo

An worker working on the Lowe’s Nanaimo retailer, situated on 4750 Rutherford Rd., not too long ago examined optimistic for the virus, in keeping with a Jan. 17 entry on the corporate’s web site. That worker’s final day labored was Jan. 12.

Rona Cobble Hill

In accordance with a Jan. 18 replace on the corporate web site, an worker at Rona Cobble Hill, 3730 Trans-Canada Hwy., not too long ago examined optimistic for the virus. The worker’s final day labored was Jan. 12.

Rona Nanaimo

An worker working at their Rona Nanaimo retailer, situated on 1250 Island Hwy., close to Southgate Purchasing Centre, not too long ago examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus, in keeping with a Jan. 10 entry on the Lowe’s Canada web site. The worker’s final day labored was Jan. 6.

Lowe’s Canada, which has greater than 400 shops nationwide, is among the many final remaining massive companies working in B.C. — the opposite being Sobey’s which owns Thrifty Meals’s — that continues to publicly report optimistic circumstances amongst its workers on its web site.

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