(Willmar, MN) — According to KWLM, 2 employees at the Jennie-O Processing Plant in Willmar have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
(Photo courtesy of the West Central Tribune)
Jennie-O President Steve Lykken was not able to confirm when the workers were diagnosed. Lykken says in addition to the two workers, several people that the employees had been in contact with were also sent home for self-quarantine. He said people who come into the plants have their temperatures taken, and at this point, no plants have been closed. Lykken says he’s proud of the efforts of the employees and says the food supply is safe.