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H1N1 Worries Close Cafeteria

(Wilson Times) Wilson's Bridgestone plant, as a precaution, closed its cafeteria until Monday because of the H1N1 virus, county health officials said Friday.

Joyce Wetherington, Wilson County Health Department public information officer, said the corporation made the decision to close the cafeteria after one of the workers in the cafeteria had what seemed to be symptoms similar to the flu. The decision comes one day after the first case of H1N1 was confirmed in Wilson County.

"They cleaned and sanitized everything and decided to close the cafeteria," said Wetherington. "Closing the cafeteria was a corporate decision. But we have no new cases of H1N1 in Wilson."

Bridgestone’s response is like the responses most schools took when the swine flu first came to the United States in March. (Tire Review/Akron)

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