Warped Wing downtown closes temporarily after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Staff file photo by Connie Post
Staff file photo by Connie Post

The Warped Wing Brewing Company has temporarily closed its downtown location after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Friday post on the brewery’s Facebook page.

The employee who tested positive worked in the taproom last on Thursday until noon when they were alerted that they were potentially exposed to the virus and “were immediately sent to get a test," according to the post. The post said the business was made aware of the positive test result Friday morning.

All of the downtown Warped Wing employees are being tested and the taproom will remain closed until further notice “as we need time to deeply sanitize the brewery as well as time for our team to receive their test results,” the post said.

“Team and guest safety during this time is of the upmost importance to us here at the brewery,” the post said. “While we have taken careful precaution to provide a safe space for guests and team members alike, it’s important to us that we be fully transparent ...”

The recently opened Springboro Warped Wing location will remain open.

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