Topwater Brewing in Barrington announced it will re-open on Thursday after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month.

The brewhouse said it had been working closely with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and were cleared to open on Thursday, exactly 10 days since it shut down in wake of the infection on January 4, according to a Facebook post.

Topwater Brewing said in the post that it had sanitized and deep-cleaned the brewhouse in preparation of opening.

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In their original announcement ahead of closing on January 4, Topwater Brewing said all customers who had been potentially exposed were notified.

We have been in contact with the department of health and human services and have always and will continue to follow all CDC guidelines related to ensuring the safety of our customers and community," Topwater Brewing wrote at the time. "To be extra cautious we have decided to close our doors to allow for the necessary quarantining and testing to ensure that we can reopen safely. Before reopening, the restaurant will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized as well. All customers who had close contact to the infected employee have already been notified.

"We are and always have been committed to being transparent with our customers and community and will continue to update our Facebook page as needed to let you all know when we are ready to safely reopen."

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