Montgomery County’s Department of Alcohol and Beverage Services has temporarily closed its Darnestown Liquor and Wine store after three employees tested positive for COVID-19, according to a press release. One employee tested positive on June 30, with two others a few days later.
All other employees at this location are being asked to monitor themselves for symptoms and are on paid administrative leave for the next two weeks. Any customers that have visited this location at 12155 Darnestown Road in Gaithersburg are asked to monitor themselves for symptoms as well.
According to a press release from Montgomery County, after closing, the store was deep cleaned and sanitized, which has been the store’s policy since the COVID-19 health crisis began. Other measures the store has taken include plexiglass at the registers, face coverings, social distancing in the store, and daily temperature checks of each employee.
Additionally, Montgomery County’s Department of Alcohol and Beverage Services is providing bi-monthly testing for all employees who opt in to this service within the next week.
The store has a tentative reopening date of Monday, July 20.
— Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) July 6, 2020