SGCHD Announces Public COVID-19 Exposures Including Walmart Employee

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has announced nine new public exposures by COVID-19 infected invididuals.

Three of the exposures come from a person who was working at the Walmart location at 2825 North Kansas Expressway:

  • Tuesday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Infectious but not symptomatic, masked)
  • Wednesday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (infectious and symptomatic, masked)
  • Thursday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (infectious and symptomatic, masked)

Three other individuals, including one patient from another county, visited the following locations:

  • Wednesday, June 24: Visited Genesis Health Club North at 1828 N Glenstone Ave. from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  (infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Thursday, June 25: Visited Sam’s Club at 745 W. El Camino Alto from 12:30- 1:00 p.m. (infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Saturday, June 27: Visited Genesis Health Club North at 1828 N Glenstone Ave. from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. for fitness class with participants spaced 6 feet apart (infectious and symptomatic, not masked)
  • Sunday, June 28: Visited Sam’s Club at 3660 E. Sunshine St. between 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. for about 20 minutes (infectious and symptomatic, not masked)
  • Thursday, July 2: Visited Apple Market at 319 S. Main St. in Rogersville at 2:00 p.m. for about 20 minutes (infectious and symptomatic, not masked)
  • Thursday, July 2: Visited Walmart at 2021 E. Independence St. at 4 p.m. for about an hour(infectious and symptomatic, not masked)

Anyone in those locations is considered to be at low risk for COVID-19, but should monitor for symptoms. If you begin to show signs of COVID-19, self-isolate and contact your primary care provider.

SGCHD Director Clay Goddard is asking citizens to wear masks in public places and if you feel sick to stay at home.

The number of laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 for Greene County is 323.

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