Mt. Clemens, MI - Three employees from the Red Robin restaurant located at 15780 Hall Road in Clinton Township recently tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the restaurant was closed on June 22 for deep cleaning and disinfecting.
Employees who may have been exposed are required to produce a negative COVID-19 test result before they return to work. In addition, all employees are being screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms as they arrive for work.
If you were at the Red Robin in Clinton Township on any day between June 18 and June 22, the Macomb County Health Department recommends that you self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. People with COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms, ranging from mild to severe and may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Individuals who feel they may be developing symptoms are encouraged to contact their health care provider regarding next steps and testing. There is also a COVID-19 testing site in Mount Clemens offered through the Health Department available for residents. The testing at this site is free, no prescription is needed and you need not have symptoms to be tested. To make an appointment for yourself and/or a group, call the Health Department 586-463-3750. Additional testing locations can be found at www.macombgov.org.
"This situation provides an opportunity to remind business owners that they should call their local health department when they learn that an employee or customer has tested positive for COVID-19," said William Ridella, Director/Health Officer of the Macomb County Health Department. "This information will enhance our COVID-19 investigations and allow us to inform the public of any potential exposures."
About the Macomb County Health Department
In partnership with the communities we serve, the mission of the Macomb County Health Department is to protect the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Macomb County. We pursue our mission by providing a wide range of programs and services that are delivered by Environmental Health Services, Family Health Services, Community Health Planning and Promotion, and our Disease Prevention and Control program. For more information, visit: https://health.macombgov.org/Health-Home.