Crust Pizza Co. temporarily closes Creekside Park restaurant after employee tests positive for COVID-19

The pizza company said the employee, who was asymptomatic, last worked at the Creekside eatery June 16. (Courtesy Crust Pizza Co.)
The pizza company said the employee, who was asymptomatic, last worked at the Creekside eatery June 16. (Courtesy Crust Pizza Co.)

The pizza company said the employee, who was asymptomatic, last worked at the Creekside eatery June 16. (Courtesy Crust Pizza Co.)

Crust Pizza Co. announced the temporary closure of its Creekside Park Village Center location in The Woodlands June 19 after an employee there tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a post on the company's Facebook page, the employee last worked a shift at the restaurant June 16 and was asymptomatic at that time. The employee began experiencing symptoms June 17 and was tested for COVID-19 that day, then received a positive test result June 19 prompting the restaurant closure.


The company stated on Facebook that the Creekside eatery at 26400 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. A120, The Woodlands, will remain closed while the space is sanitized, and to allow all employees there to be tested for COVID-19.

"Until we receive negative test results from each team member and have the restaurant deep cleaned and disinfected, this location will remain closed," Crust Pizza stated in the Facebook post. "Our teams' and our guests' safety have been and will continue to be our top priority. Our other locations are open and will continue to follow the guidance of the Texas Restaurant Association, CDC, and State and Local Government to provide a safe dining experience for our guests and a safe work environment for our teams."
By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2019 as a reporter for The Woodlands area and began working as Austin's City Hall reporter in April 2021.


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