SGCHD Announces 10 New Springfield Area COVID-19 Public Exposures

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released 10 new public exposures for COVID-19 in the Springfield area.

The exposures are connected to four newly diagnosed cases.

The exposures are:

  • Monday, June 29: Visited Sam’s Club at 745 W. El Camino Alto from 11-11:30 a.m. (infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Monday, June 29: Visited Walmart Neighborhood Market at 1320 S. Glenstone Ave., does not remember time (infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Monday, June 29: Sam’s Club at 3660 E. Sunshine St during the noon hour (Infectious but not symptomatic, masked)
  • Monday, June 29: Menard’s at 500 N. Eastgate during the 1 p.m. hour Infectious but not symptomatic, masked)
  • Tuesday, June 30: Visited Kingdom Coffee at 211 S. Market Ave Unit 100 in the afternoon (infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Tuesday, June 30: Visited Walmart Neighborhood Market at 1320 S. Glenstone Ave., does not remember time (Infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Wednesday, July 1: Visited Kingdom Coffee at 211 S. Market Ave Unit 100 in the afternoon (infectious and symptomatic, not masked)
  • Wednesday, July 1: Visited Walmart Supercenter at 3520 W. Sunshine St. from 6:30-7:00 p.m. (infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Friday, July 3: Visited CreAsian 501 W. Chestnut Expressway Building A, from Noon to 1 p.m. (infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Friday, July 3: Visited without a mask: Maurices, Dillard’s (south store), The Art Factory; Visited with a mask: Alter’d State and Old Navy at the Battlefield Mall at 2825 S. Glenstone Ave. from 1:15- 3 p.m. (Infectious and symptomatic)

If you were in those locations when the infected person was inside, you are at low risk for COVID-19 but should monitor for symptoms. If you show symptoms, self-quarantine and contact your primary care provider.

SGCHD officials note several recent cases involved people who knew they were sick and yet chose to visit public locations. Staff is asking people to stay home if you are sick.

A list of all the public exposures in the last 14 days can be found at this link.

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