Montgomery, Ala. March 18, 2020 – Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama has confirmed a case of COVID-19 among its workforce. The individual who tested positive is not currently on site at HMMA. HMMA has notified the Alabama Department of Public Health of this case. Our team members have been informed of the situation.
HMMA is suspending production in all areas, for all shifts, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. HMMA has already deployed additional sanitation measures across the entire facility and will now follow ADPH’s protocols for disinfecting the affected work area. HMMA will confer with ADPH and the CDC to determine if additional measures should be taken.
The health and well-being of our Team Members is a top priority for our company. We are following ADPH’s protocols for disinfecting the affected work area and deploying additional sanitation measures across the entire facility. Once HMMA’s environment, health, and safety team have determined that the affected area has been sufficiently sanitized and production is safe to resume, our team members will be informed.
In the interest of public safety, we will not be holding a press conference on site. We will share more details as the situation develops.
Any HMMA team member who is having symptoms or thinks they may have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 should contact the Alabama Department of Public Health at 1-888-264-2256.
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, headquartered in Montgomery, Ala., is an independent manufacturing operation of Hyundai Motor Company, based in Seoul, Korea. HMMA currently produces the 2020 Sonata, Elantra, and Santa Fe. Hyundai cars and sport utility vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced by more than 900 Hyundai dealerships across North America.