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Pleasant Grove liquor store closed after worker tests positive for COVID-19

The liquor store in Murray has closed because an employee was diagnosed with COVID-19. Photo credit: Steven Breinholt, Deseret News

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has closed the state liquor store in Pleasant Grove after a worker tested positive for COVID-19.

DABC spokesman Terry Wood says that there is no confirmed date the store located at 671 S Pleasant Grove Blvd in Pleasant Grove will be opened, but that it will be sanitized and disinfected.

Other liquor stores closed due to a worker with COVID

This is the third State liquor store to close this month due to COVID-19. Two other locations in Salt Lake were also closed after a worker tested positive for the virus. They have since reopened.  


How To Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 coronaviruses transmitted from person to person. It is a virus that is similar to the common cold and the flu. So, to prevent it from spreading:

  • Wash hands frequently and thoroughly, with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds.
  • Don’t touch your face.
  • Keep children and those with compromised immune systems away from someone who is coughing or sneezing (in this instance, at least six feet)
  • If there is an outbreak near you, practice social distancing (stay at home, instead of going to the movies, sports events, or other activities.)
  • Get a flu shot.

Local resources

KSL Coronavirus Q&A

Utah’s Coronavirus Information

Utah State Board of Education

Utah Hospital Association

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Utah Coronavirus Information Line – 1-800-456-7707

National Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Commonly asked questions, World Health Organization

Cases in the United States