Whitey's Ice Cream reps say two of their ice cream stores are temporarily closed after an employee at each location tested positive for COVID-19.

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In social media posts Whitey's announced the Davenport 53rd Street location and Eldridge location will be closed for a few days to deep clean.

In each post Whitey's said the employees did not contract the virus at work.

We were just informed that an employee at our Eldridge location has tested positive for COVID-19. This employee...

Posted by Whitey's Ice Cream on Thursday, September 17, 2020

The news comes after Whitey's announced it was permanently closing its NorthPark Mall location. The 53rd Street location has been closed once already since the pandemic hit.

Customers say they're grateful Whitey's is so transparent forthcoming when they need to close the stores to deep clean.

Thank you for being transparent and thoughtful. Its shocking how many businesses aren't taking these measures for safety of all. Maitreyi Lori
Here's the second post about closing the 53rd Street location.

When it rains, it pours... we now have an employee who tested positive for COVID-19 at our 53rd Street location as well....

Posted by Whitey's Ice Cream on Thursday, September 17, 2020

Whitey's has 6 other Quad City locations to get your ice cream fix while these two stores are closed.


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