Jacksons Food Store in Ontario closes temporarily after employee hit by COVID-19 virus

Jacksons Food Stores announced Thursday one of its employees at an Ontario station was diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus. (The Enterprise/File)

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ONTARIO – The same day the Malheur County Health Department confirmed the area’s second positive COVID-19 virus case, the Jacksons Food Store in Ontario announced on its Facebook page one of its employees was diagnosed with the illness.

“Today we were informed that an employee at our Ontario, Oregon, store at 1320 S.W. 4th Ave . . .