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Avon Chick-Fil-A closes play area, makes other changes after local coronavirus cases confirmed

Posted at 11:53 AM, Mar 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-09 12:56:02-04

AVON — The Chick-Fil-A in Avon is the latest business to take extra precautions after two cases of coronavirus were reported in Hendricks County over the weekend.

The restaurant posted to their social media page that their playground area would be "temporarily closed" and they would be making other changes to their operations to ensure the safety of customers.

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"Our restaurant is following CDC guidance and taking necessary precautions to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)," the restaurant posted on their Facebook page.

Those precautions will include additional disinfecting and cleaning procedures throughout the restaurant.

The second positive case of coronavirus was reported in Hendricks County over the weekend by the Indiana State Department of Health. Sunday evening, Avon Community Schools reported that a student had tested positive for COVID-19 and that they were canceling classes for Monday.

Hickory Elementary School, where the student with the positive test attends, will be closed through Spring Break. Students and staff will be allowed to return to school on April 6.

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