Olde Meck Brewery temporarily closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Olde Meck Brewery temporarily closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19
(WSOC)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Olde Mecklenburg Brewery announced Thursday that it would be temporarily closing after a team member tested positive for COVID-19.

The announcement was made on the brewery’s social media pages, which stated that the employee, as well as all other employees, have been wearing face masks or coverings.

According to the post, the restaurant will go through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s contact tracing protocols.

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The facility will be thoroughly sanitized over the next few days and the brewery will reopen once all employees are cleared, and sanitization is complete.

In October, the Mecklenburg County Health Department linked several positive cases to Olde Meck after more than 1,000 people attended the brewery’s annual Mecktoberfest event.

The brewery worked with officials to host a free COVID-19 testing event.

Health department waiting on results following Mecktoberfest COVID testing event