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Employees at EggWorks test positive, restaurant takes action

Posted at 11:55 AM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 14:55:51-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — EggWorks in the Summerlin area has joined the list of restaurants and other businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

EggWorks says that 2 of its employees tested positive over 2 weeks apart.

In both cases, the employees did not have a fever when reporting to work. However, they were sent home immediately because they said they did not feel well.

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EggWorks say that even though there was no prolonged exposure, they contacted the Southern Nevada Health District and completed an overnight cleaning and sterilization in accordance to the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control.

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EggWorks also provided information about the steps they are taking to protect employees and customers.

• Clean and Disinfect ALL AREAS of the restaurant. • All High-Touch areas are cleaned, disinfected and sterilized.
• Clean and Sanitize on ALL FOOD CONTACT SURFACES.
• All Plates, silverware, glassware and cookware have all been cleaned and sanitized.
• All HVAC air ducts are cleaned and sterilized. • All HVAC Filters are changed.
• ALL Employees have their temperature taken BEFORE they are permitted to enter any food prep or dining area prior to shift.
• ALL Employees are required to complete a questionnaire provided by the Southern Nevada Health District before their shift.
• ALL Employees are REQUIRED to wear a Face Covering. • Hand washing protocols as recommended from the CDC/SNHD are in place.
• Restrooms are limited to 2 guests at a time.
• Restrooms are disinfected every 30 minutes.
• Hand Sanitizing Dispensers are available for Customer use throughout the restaurant.
• All High-Touch areas are cleaned every hour.
• Tables and Chairs are cleaned and disinfected after each meal has been served, completed and guest has left the table.
• Silverware is disinfected, washed, rinsed, sanitized and placed into a silverware sleeve to ensure customer safety