H-E-B Employees in four different cities tested positive for coronavirus, prompting the company to release a statement.
An employee at the Grissom & Tezel location in San Antonio, Texas has tested positive for the virus. This is the second H-E-B employee to test positive so far in the city of San Antonio. The first employee tested positive at the Bandera & 1604 location.
Houston has four employees that tested positive for the virus at the following locations:
MacGregor Market H-E-B off 288 at North MacGregor Way
Cypress Market H-E-B off 290 at Barker Cypress Road
530 Highway 6 Sugar Land, TX
6711 South Fry Rd., Katy, TX 77494
Odessa has one employee that tested positive on the West side.
H-E-B is providing masks and gloves beginning this weekend. They also released a statement regarding the employees.
H-E-B released this statement regarding the infected employees:
"As COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world, our H-E-B family of more than 120,000 Partners has not gone unaffected. Through early preparation, continuous guidance, strong sanitation and proper social distancing efforts, we are strongly focused on the health and safety of our Partners and are grateful that Texas has experienced fewer cases than the national average. We must all work to slow the spread. At impacted locations, all directly affected Partners are notified and provided medical advice, each location is deep cleaned and sanitized multiple times. Customers can visit their store’s website to see when an affected Partner last worked in their store. Our primary focus is keeping our Partners and customers safe. For the latest on our COVID efforts, visit www.heb.com/newsroom."