West Valley City, Utah—March 12, 2020—Harmons is sharing its commitment to customers and associates to remain open and employ preventative meaures to minimize the effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Harmons is continuing to follow its standard operational practices to thoroughly clean its stores, restrooms, and santize food preparation equipment and areas daily. Associates are regularly trained on hygiene practices for food handling. Harmons has also brought in additional staff to increase the frequency of environmental sanitizing.
Associates have been provided with health information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and have been informed to stay home if they are feeling ill.
We are continuing to work closely with our suppliers to ensure shelves are stocked to meet the needs of our customers.
“Our top priority is the health and safety of our customers, associates and community,” said Dean Peterson, Harmons president and CEO. “We are hopeful that the impact to Utahns from the coronovirus is minimal, but we understand the situation is emerging. We are monitoring the situation and are confident that we are prepared to keep our stores open and safe.”
Hamons is following guidance from the CDC and the Utah Department of Health for its operations.
Since 1932, Harmons passion for innovation, commitment to its associates and contributions to the community have provided the building blocks to help the company expand from a single fruit stand to 19 thriving locations spanning from Northern to Southern Utah. Harmons is known for its unique grocery industry approach, which provides a high-quality experience to its customers by offering fresh foods prepared in-store by chefs, artisans and experts; local Utah products; and an aggressive sustainability program. For more information about our stores, please visit harmonsgrocery.com.
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