COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Walmart on Morse Road will be closing for about a day and a half in order to clean the store, according to the retailer.  

Walmart announced the store at 3900 Morse Road will be closed, starting at 2 p.m., Wednesday, in order for a third-party specialist to sanitize the store and allow associates to restock shelves.  

A release from the company says the cleaning is in effort to work against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The store is scheduled to reopen Friday at 6 a.m.