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Checotah Walmart Supercenter temporarily closed for cleaning

Posted at 2:50 PM, Jan 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 10:42:44-05

CHECOTAH, Okla. — The Walmart Supercenter in Checotah temporarily closed Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. to allow a cleaning crew to clean and sanitize the building.

According to officials with Walmart, the store will reopen on January 12th at 7:00 a.m.

To view the corporation's COVID-19 response, click here.

“Everything we’re doing is for the well-being of our associates and customers, and in consideration of guidance by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and health experts. When the store reopens Tuesday, we will continue conducting associate health screens and temperature checks, and all associates will be provided with facemasks and gloves.

“These protocols are in addition to the extensive measures we’ve put in place during the pandemic to help protect our associates and customers, including installing sneeze guards at registers, temperature checks and mandatory mask-wearing for associates, placing social distancing signage and enacting emergency leave policy for associates who are unable or uncomfortable coming to work. Additionally, through the help of our health ambassadors, we will continue requiring customers to wear protective facial coverings while inside the building.

“We will continue working closely with elected and local health officials, adjusting how we serve the community while also keeping the health and safety of our customers and associates in mind.”

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