The Christian County Health Department has announced 17 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total number of laboratory confirmed cases to 92. Fifty-one active cases are being monitored.
The department says the new cases have created a series of public COVID-19 exposures:
Tuesday, June 30:
- Walmart in Ozark. Evening hours. (No mask, symptomatic, and infectious)
Thursday, July 2:
- Braum’s in Ozark. No specific time provided. (Symptomatic)
Friday, July 3:
- Walmart in Ozark. Evening hours. (Masked, symptomatic, and infectious)
Saturday, July 4:
- Fireworks stand located in the parking lot of Price Cutter in Ozark at approximately 7:10 p.m. (Infectious)
- McDonald’s in Ozark at approximately 7:30 p.m. (Infectious); Price Cutter in Ozark from 7:00-7:10 p.m. (No mask and infectious)
- Boom Shakalakah fireworks stand in Nixa from 11:15-11:45 a.m. (Masked and infectious)
- Harter House in Nixa from 11:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Masked and infectious)
Sunday, July 5
- Piccolo in Nixa from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (no symptoms, but infectious)
- Mulberry Ridge neighborhood pool in Ozark from 3:15-4:15 p.m. (two positive cases present at this location (No mask, but distanced from others)
Monday, July 6
- US ballpark in Ozark. 12:30 p.m. game time (symptomatic and infectious)
Tuesday, July 7
- Price Cutter in Ozark. Midday hours. (No mask, no symptoms, but infectious).
Anyone who visited those locations during the time of exposure is considered to be at low risk to contract the virus that causes COVID-19, but should monitor for symptoms. If you begin to show symptoms, self-quarantine and contact your primary care provider.