Hattie B’s reopens after cook tests positive for COVID-19

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken opened at 299 Moreland Ave. NE, Atlanta, this summer. CONTRIBUTED BY MIA YAKEL

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken opened at 299 Moreland Ave. NE, Atlanta, this summer. CONTRIBUTED BY MIA YAKEL

“Nashville hot” chicken restaurant Hattie B’s reopened in Atlanta on Wednesday, days after learning one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19, according to a company post on Facebook.

A professional cleaning company sanitized the restaurant, according to the post. The diner was cleared to reopen after meeting Georgia Department of Health guidelines.

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The restaurant closed Friday after learning one of its cooks contracted COVID-19. The cook, who last worked on April 22, did not have contact with guests.

The restaurant, part of the Nashville, Tennessee, spicy chicken chain, has been open for to-go orders only. It is located at 299 Moreland Ave.

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