One Lubbock Walmart temporarily closed for cleaning

One Lubbock Walmart temporarily closed for cleaning
Walmart on Marsha Sharp Fwy. and Ave. Q will be closed from 2 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 2 until 7 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 9. (Source: Walmart)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - In an email statement to media outlets on Wednesday afternoon, Walmart officials announced their location at 1911 Marsha Sharp Fwy. will close at 2 p.m. to allow a third party cleaning crew to clean and sanitize the building.

The location will be closed until Friday, Dec. 4 at 7 a.m.

This will allow for the associates to restock shelves and prep the store.

“Walmart’s place within the community is considered essential, and we understand the role we play in providing customers with food, medicine and other needed items during this time.”

Here is the company’s official statement:

“Everything we’re doing is for the well-being of our associates and customers, and in consideration of guidance by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and health experts. When the store reopens Friday, we will continue conducting associate health screens and temperature checks, and all associates will be provided with facemasks and gloves.

“These protocols are in addition to the extensive measures we’ve put in place during the pandemic to help protect our associates and customers, including installing sneeze guards at registers, temperature checks and mandatory mask-wearing for associates, placing social distancing signage and enacting emergency leave policy for associates who are unable or uncomfortable coming to work. Additionally, through the help of our health ambassadors, we will continue requiring customers to wear protective facial coverings while inside the building.

“We will continue working closely with elected and local health officials, adjusting how we serve the community while also keeping the health and safety of our customers and associates in mind.”

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