(Fremont, NE – June 3, 2020) – Lincoln Premium Poultry provided an update today to the community on recent cases at their facility. Since reporting to the public one week ago, Lincoln Premium Poultry logged an additional 15 cases of COVID-19, which brings the company total to 88 cases. As of today the company has also registered 110 negative cases among employees.
“We have watched COVID-19 cases come in each week,” said Kolterman, “but we continue to keep the curve flat within our facilities and are working to improve our mitigation efforts. As we ease into the next phase and what we consider a ‘new normal’ we will report total cases to the public once a month.”
Lincoln Premium Poultry has worked hard on mitigation efforts since the end of February. “The pandemic has had an impact on our team members like everyone else in the world, but we are proud of the education we have done and the way our team members have adapted to our new processes” said Kolterman. She continued, “Our new normal means continued use of masks, temp checks, social distancing, and other interventions.” At the time of publication, 68 Lincoln Premium Poultry team members have returned to work.
Lincoln Premium Poultry was founded in 2016 in Fremont, Nebraska and began operations on September 9, 2019.