Coronavirus: Clancy’s Tavern closes temporarily after worker tests positive

Dee Cronkhite, manager of Clancy's Tavern at 5514 Burkhardt Road, serves beer during Ohio State football games. STAFF FILE
Dee Cronkhite, manager of Clancy's Tavern at 5514 Burkhardt Road, serves beer during Ohio State football games. STAFF FILE

Clancy’s Tavern announced Friday evening it will be temporarily closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

The employee’s last shift at the Clancy’s at 5514 Burkhardt Road in Dayton was on July 2 and the worker is doing well, its Facebook post said.

“While we believe the risk to be very low, to ensure the absolute safety of our team members and guests we will be testing all employees for COVID-19 during this time,” Clancy’s posted on its Facebook page.

Clancy’s is one of several businesses to announce temporary closures after positive COVID-19 tests.

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