The Jennie-O Turkey Store is confirming that two employees at its flagship plant in Willmar have been diagnosed with COVID-19. President Steve Lykken says several people who had contact with infected workers were sent home to self-quarantine:
Lykken says there has been no disruption to the workforce or supply chain and affected employees will receive 100-percent pay and benefits while away from work. He adds that people who come into the plants now have their temperatures taken.
Lykken says a number of precautions to prevent spread have been put in place.