Hugh Baby’s temporarily closes due to COVID exposure

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Hugh-Baby’s BBQ & Burger Shop at Evansdale Crossing has closed temporarily due a COVID-19 exposure.

Safety protocols including disinfecting and contact tracing are underway.

University officials say As a result, anyone who visited the Hugh Baby’s location at Evansdale Crossing should self-monitor for symptoms, but health experts say potential exposure in this environment is minimal.

Hugh Baby’s is expected to reopen on Thursday, September 24.

The latest data on the WVU COVID Dashboard does show a slight decrease in isolations and quarantines on the Morgantown WVU campus.

“We are closely monitoring results right now to see if a decreasing trend in the number of positive cases and positivity rate emerge in the coming days,” Dr. Carmen Burrell, medical director of Urgent Care and Student Health Services, said. “We are hopeful that the short hiatus of in-person classes and the encouragement to our University community to abide by and follow recommended public health and safety protocols will continue to drive down the infection rate.