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Walmart closes Olympia Fields store until Thursday for COVID cleaning

The Olympia Fields Walmart, 21000 Western Ave., closed at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec, 28, to give a special team time to sanitize the store and to give store associates “additional time to restock shelves and prepare the store” for its reopening at 6 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30.

The Homewood Walmart at 17550 Halsted St. is open.

Ashley Nolan, part of Walmart’s corporate affairs team, said in a statement the decision was made due to an increase in positive COVID-19 cases, noting: “we want to assist health officials working against the pandemic.”

“Everything we’re doing is . . .

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