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Earl's Kelowna closed due to COVID-19 transmission

Earl's Kelowna
Earl's Kelowna
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A downtown Kelowna restaurant has been ordered to temporarily close due to COVID-19 transmission in the workplace.

Earl's On Top Restaurant was ordered to close by Interior Health June 18. It is expected to reopen June 27, according to the health authority.

This is the second Kelowna business in recent days that has closed due to COVID-19 transmission.

AFA Forestry Products was ordered to temporarily close June 16.

Since April, public health orders may be issued closing workplaces where public health investigations determine transmission of COVID-19, according to Interior Health’s website.

“A closure may be in effect for 10 days or longer to stop the transmission. For complex workplaces (e.g., large construction sites), a closure may be restricted to areas where transmission has occurred," Interior Health said.

When a closure is ordered, WorkSafeB.C. serves the closure notice and supports the workplace to review and enhance its safety plans.

Workplace closures are listed on Interior Health’s website here.

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