Due to the recent evolution of the spread of COVID-19, LinPepCo has taken the precautionary measures to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our employees and their families as well as our customers. We will diligently work and communicate during this pandemic with all Local, State, Federal and Community Partners, to ensure we are informed and following all necessary guidelines to prevent the spread and contain COVID-19 within our facilities and the surrounding communities.
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves in the United States, all LinPepCo facilities are taking prudent actions that follow guidance from federal, state and local authorities. Our top priority during this challenging time remains the safety and health our employees and the communities we serve across Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and South Dakota.
We are following the guidance of federal health agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as it relates to the production and delivery of our products as well as the safety and well-being of our employees, consumers and customers.
As for packaged food products, including beverages, being sold in stores, according to the CDC and FDA, there is currently no evidence of food or food packaging being associated with the transmission of COVID-19. The FDA reminds all Americans to follow good hygiene practices, including when handling and preparing foods.
We will continue to monitor the latest developments and guidance on the Coronavirus from federal, state and local health authorities and follow recommended protocols. For more information on COVID-19, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration websites.
In an effort to ensure the safety of our employees, their families and those with whom we work, LinPepCo has urged its employees to follow company protocol with the use of personal protective gear, social distancing, regular hand washing and staying home if feeling ill.