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Hugh Baby’s at Evansdale Crossing temporarily closed due to COVID-19 exposure

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The Hugh Baby's location at Evansdale Crossing temporarily closed Tuesday (Nov. 17) after West Virginia University was notified of a COVID-19 exposure at the storefront. WVU Photo

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The Hugh Baby's location at Evansdale Crossing temporarily closed Tuesday (Nov. 17) after West Virginia University was notified of a COVID-19 exposure at the storefront.  

WVU immediately implemented its safety protocols, initiating a deep cleaning of the space.  

The University also is working closely with the Monongalia County Health Department in its case investigation and contact tracing 

WVU’s dining facilities underwent significant changes prior to the start of the semester to enhance health and safety precautions. As a result, anyone who visited the Hugh Baby’s location or other restaurant in Evansdale Crossing should self-monitor for symptoms, but health experts say potential exposure in this environment is minimal.  

The Hugh Baby's location will remain closed for the rest of the semester. However, Waldo’s Chicken, which previously closed on Nov. 12, will reopen and operate at Evansdale Crossing from noon to 7 p.m. for the remainder of the semester.  

To support staffing needs at Evansdale Crossing, the Which Which location at the Mountainlair will close for the rest of the semester. 

Students and employees can learn more about how to respond to potential COVID-19 exposure at the What to Do If ... page of the Return to Campus website. 

Additionally, all faculty, staff and students are reminded to participate in the daily wellness survey to help the University monitor COVID-19 infection rates and community spread.  

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