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Oregon's Chinook Winds Casino Resort announces 2-week closure

Oregon's Chinook Winds Casino Resort announces 2-week closure
"The safety of our team members and guests is our top priority," General Manager Michael Fisher said in the statement.
United States | 12/02/2020

The closure began Tuesday, December 1st at 4 pm and the hotel's shut down starts December 2 at 10 am, to allow guests to check out.

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hinook Winds Casino Executive team announced on Tuesday a tentative two-week closure of the property's casino and Golf operations, due to the recent increase in positive cases of COVID-19.

The statement said all guests would need to check out by 10 am Wednesday and all hotel reservations will be canceled throughout the closure, KOIN reports.

Officials did not say if the coronavirus cases were staff or guests or both.

"The safety of our team members and guests is our top priority," General Manager Michael Fisher said in the statement. "Team members will be paid through the tentative two-week closure. We look forward to announcing our re-opening."

However, they did not specify a re-opening date. During the closure, they said they would “deep clean and sanitize the property.”

This announcement comes on the heels of the Walmart in Eastport Plaza and the Frito-Lay facility in Vancouver closing after outbreaks of COVID-19.

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