Christian County Health Department Announces Public Exposures for COVID-19

The Christian County Health Department has announced four potential COVID-19 public exposures at three locations.

The department says that three new cases bring the County’s total number of cases to 34, with nine cases considered to be active.

The exposures are:

• Saturday, May 30: One case reported visiting Walmart in Ozark (at approximately 5:00 p.m. for a brief time); a second case reported visiting Walmart in Ozark in the evening hours (no specific time given)
• Saturday, May 30: Dollar Tree in Ozark (at approximately 5:10 p.m. for a brief time)
• Monday, June 1: The UPS Store in Nixa (at approximately 11:00 a.m. for a brief time)
• Tuesday, June 2: Walmart in Ozark (2:15 p.m.-2:33 p.m.)

CCHD officials say the risk to anyone at those locations during those times is low, but that they should monitor themselves for the signs of COVID-19. They say you do not need to self-quarantine unless you develop symptoms.