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Wausau Restaurant Closed For Cleaning After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

WAOW Television

WOW Family Entertainment Center in Wausau is closed of a positive case of COVID-19.

According to a Facebook post by WOW, the person was in the facility over the weekend.

"We practice social distancing with our tables and games as well as sanitize things guests and staff interact with more than what is required by the health dept. We are going above and beyond what the health dept and occupational health recommends to make sure our guests and employees are safe," the Facebook post says.

The Marathon County Health Department said it believes closing is the right decision for now.

The health department confirming the person who tested positive is an employee. Right now, there are no recommendations for patrons of WOW, but the health department hopes the community will remain cautious.

"COVID is present in our community, and before anyone decides to go into a business, restaurant, shopping, social event, please consider the fact that COVID might be there," said Judy Burrows with the Marathon County Health Department.

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