JBS in Greeley Closing Due to COVID-19
Earlier today, JBS was scheduled to conduct testing on employees for the COVID-19 virus at the Greeley, Colorado meatpacking plant. According to JBS, the order was issued by both the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment along with Weld County of Public Health and Environment to close until April 15.
During the closure, JBS must complete cleaning, testing, screening, and new safety procedures. JBS has announced the closure for the beef production facility will extend through April 24. JBS will continue to pay employees during the closure.