Buddy Holly Hall construction pausing for COVID-19 precaution - FOX34 Lubbock

Buddy Holly Hall construction pausing for COVID-19 precaution

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

A Lee Lewis subcontractor working at The Buddy Holly Hall construction site has tested positive for the coronavirus. Out of an abundance of caution, construction will be paused this

 

week; work will resume Monday, according to Michelle Stephens, executive director of the Lubbock Entertainment and Performing Art Association.

Lee Lewis Construction, who the subcontractor worked for, reports the worker was not feeling well and did not go to work, following the protocol the construction company has in place to protect its employees.

According to the company, since the man was at work the day before he felt ill, it shut down operations to disinfect the work site. Lew Lewis Construction also reports anyone in contact with the infected worker is quarantining themselves for 14 days.

LEPAA and Lee Lewis Construction are working with the city to determine appropriate safety measures needed before resuming construction work.

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