SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit and the Westfield Regional Health Department have issued the following guidance regarding the COVID-19 outbreak at Roots Steakhouse in Summit. Multiple employees at the restaurant have tested positive for the virus and the establishment closed on November 12. The City confirmed that the restaurant will remain closed for two weeks.

According to the City and the WRHD:

  • Any persons spending time in the bar area at Roots in Summit located at 401 Springfield Avenue between November 3 and November 12, 2020 are advised to obtain a COVID-19 test.
  • If dining in another part of the restaurant or outdoors, patrons are advised to consult a physician.

The Westfield Regional Health Department will remain in close communication with the restaurant. 

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If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have COVID-19, stay at home except to receive medical care, call ahead before seeing a doctor, wear a mask over the nose and mouth if you must be around other people or animals, including pets even at home, do not share personal items in the home, cover coughs and sneezes and clean high-touch surfaces regularly. More information on COVID-19 symptoms, testing and treatment is available on the Center for Disease Control website.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.