An employee of the TurF fitness studio in Kitsilano has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the temporary closure of the location.
According to a release, the business learned on Saturday that one of the staff at its 2041 W 4th Avenue studio had contracted coronavirus.
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The business has says it has chosen to close while it follows the guidance of BC Public Health and the CDC to ensure the facility is safe for staff and guests when they return.
“While not required, we’re voluntarily closing all TurF locations to protect the safety of our community and will re-open once we’ve taken all precautions,” TurF said in their statement. “All in-studio classes will be cancelled and moving to a digital schedule.
A schedule for those classes will be released soon, and the business says it is reaching out to its members shortly with an update on their memberships.
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Dear TurF Community, We learned today that one of our staff at the Kitsilano location tested positive for COVID-19. We’re working closely under the guidance of BC Public Health and the CDC to ensure TurF is a safe place for staff and guests. While not required, we’re voluntarily closing all TurF locations to protect the safety of our community and will re-open once we’ve taken all precautions. All in-studio classes will be canceled and moving to a digital schedule. Stay tuned for a revised schedule and current members will be contacted this week with an update on memberships. These are unique and exceptional times. We love our community deeply and the most important part of all this is your health and safety. As more information becomes available, we will continue to update you through our Instagram and email newsletter. Thank you for your continued love and support. <3 Team TurF Update 08/16 pm — Thank you for your notes of support, feedback, and questions. We made a webpage for more information like dates and resources. Check out ourturf.com.