Tamarack temporarily closed due to COVID-19 case
Tamarack will be temporarily closed due to an employee testing positive for coronavirus.
RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Tamarack will be temporarily closed due to an employee who tested positive for COVID-19.
The West Virginia Department of Transportation made that announcement Thursday about the arts and crafts center, located just north of Beckley off the West Virginia Turnpike (Interstate 64/77). Tamarack also features a restaurant and serves as a rest area for travelers.
WVDOT officials say it is closed “out of an abundance of caution” and will undergo deep cleaning.
“Closing for a short period of time while we follow the proper sanitization procedures at Tamarack is the best thing for the safety and well-being of all West Virginians and all travelers on the West Virginia Turnpike,” said Jeff Miller, director of the Parkways Authority, in a news release. “We will continue to follow all guidelines issued by the State and the CDC, and will work together to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We appreciate the public’s understanding and look forward to serving all of our guests when we reopen.”
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