In a move that has become increasingly routine, Walmart temporarily shuttered a supercenter in Long Beach on Thursday so third-party crews can clean and sanitize the building to guard against the spread of COVID-19.
The store, at 7250 Carson Blvd., closed at 2 p.m. Thursday and will reopen at 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16.
This follows the temporary closure on Wednesday of a Downey Neighborhood Market, two supercenters in Torrance and Huntington Beach and a Sam’s Club in South Gate, also for COVID-19 sanitizing. The Neighborhood Market and supercenters are set to reopen at 7 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15 and the Sam’s Club will reopen at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15.
Stores like Walmart are typically closed when employees test positive or are exposed to COVID-19, although the company declined to provide details, citing privacy concerns.
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Walmart temporarily closes its Long Beach supercenter for COVID-19 sanitizing