Wayland Restaurant Temporarily Closes After Employee Tests Positive for COVID

The Dudley Chateau will remain closed until at least Jan. 6

Dudley Chateau Wayland

The Dudley Chateau restaurant in Wayland, Massachusetts, on Wednesday announced a temporary closure after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Wayland Health Department.

Several people who visited the restaurant within the past week have also tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the department wrote in a press release. The owner of the restaurant has completed a deep cleaning per CDC guidelines.

The department said it was conducting a contact-tracing investigation. The restaurant will remain closed until at least Jan. 6 for staff quarantining and testing, according to the Health Department.

Anyone who visited The Dudley Chateau between Dec. 21 and Dec. 28 is encouraged to get tested for the coronavirus.

Those who test positive are asked to contact WHD by using the coronavirus hotline. Those who test negative are asked to continue to monitor for any potential COVID-19 symptoms that may appear two to 14 days after contact.

Coronavirus testing sites can be found here.

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