Schlitterbahn employees test positive for COVID-19

The water park is still open and affected areas will be cleaned and sanitized.. (Courtesy Schlitterbahn)
The water park is still open and affected areas will be cleaned and sanitized.. (Courtesy Schlitterbahn)

The water park is still open and affected areas will be cleaned and sanitized.. (Courtesy Schlitterbahn)

Multiple employees at Schlitterbahn have tested positive for COVID-19 and were sent home to self-quarantine. The water park is still open and affected areas will be cleaned and sanitized.

At least one staff member in the water park's food and beverage department, and another in the operations department, have confirmed cases of the virus, according to a letter sent to employees that was tweeted by a reporter.


According to the email, other employees that may have been exposed to the virus were notified and also sent home to self-quarantine and be tested.

"The workstation and general workplace where the affected associates work will be sanitized and will not reopen to other associates or guests until proper cleaning of the facility has been completed," said Schlitterbahn's Director of Sales and Marketing, Aaron Martinez, in a statement to Community Impact Newspaper. "The health and safety of our associates and guests is always our top priority."
By Warren Brown
Warren joined Community Impact at the beginning of 2020 as the editor of its New Braunfels paper and now reports the news in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle. Warren previously wrote for the Dallas Observer and Fort Worth Weekly and he brings a passion for truth and equality to his reporting.


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