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COLFAX, N.C. — An employee at the Sheetz in Colfax has tested positive for COVID-19.

The company released the following statement on Thursday night:

“Sheetz was informed this evening that an employee at our store location on Sandy Ridge Road in Colfax, NC, has tested positive for COVID-19. Our top priority is the health and wellness of our customers and employees. This employee has not worked at this store location since June 27, 2020.  Because of the test, this store location closed immediately and is being professionally cleaned, disinfected and sanitized.  Additionally, because of expected low staffing levels, it will remain closed until Tuesday, July 7, 2020. We will continue to put the health and well-being of our customers and employees first as this unprecedented health crisis continues.”