Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,
The public is being warned after an an employee at the McDonald’s located at 20 Rymal Road East (southeast corner of Upper James and Rymal Road) tested positive for COVID-19. The restaurant closed its doors as of March 21.
For more details, please continue reading below…
The employee who tested positive for COVID-19 recently worked on March 15, between the hours of 12pm to 8pm. Staff at the restaurant who may have been in contact with the employee were asked to self-isolate until further information was available to them.
In a statement emailed to CBC Hamilton, a spokesperson for McDonald’s stated that”out of an abundance of caution, McDonald’s Canada made the decision to immediately shut down the restaurant for a thorough cleaning and sanitation by 3rd party cleaning experts” .
🚨🚨🚨 Attention #Ward8Hamilton residents – were you at the Upper James and Rymal Road @McDonalds on March 15th? If you think you have symptoms of #COVID19 (fever, cough, fatigue) contact public health at 905-974-9848 or email firstname.lastname@example.org://t.co/Il0aKlwpja
— John-Paul Danko (@JohnPaulDanko) March 22, 2020
As of this writing, the restaurant remained closed to the public and Ward 8 residents who were at the restaurant on March 15th are recommended to contact Ontario Public Health with any questions they may have.