SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) –
The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has informed the public of possible high-risk community exposure from a COVID-19 positive person.
This person is likely to contact more than 300 people at the Dan Kinney Family Center at 2701 S. Blackman Rd. in a few days. Individuals wear a mask when entering and leaving the building, but not while practicing. They visited the site on the following dates:
- Friday, July 24: Exercise from 12 midnight to 2 pm (contagious but no symptoms)
- Saturday, July 25: Exercise from 12 midnight to 2 pm (contagious but no symptoms)
- Sunday, July 26: Working from 10:40 am to 12:40 pm. (contagious and symptomatic)
- Monday, July 27: Exercise from 7:15 am to 9:15 am (infectious and symptomatic)
- Tuesday, August 4: Workout from 10:45 am to 12:45 pm (contagious but no symptoms)
Anyone at this site these days is at an increased risk of COVID-19 and should be monitored for symptoms. There is no need to quarantine or quarantine yourself unless symptoms develop. This exposure is considered to be high risk due to the number of people who may have been exposed and the length of time the person was in the facility.
COVID-19 is spread through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It spreads between people in close contact.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
- Fever or chills
- Difficulty breathing or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- Loss of new taste or smell
- Sore throat
- A stuffy or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
If symptoms develop, seek medical attention. You can use virtual care options to find medical treatment without making others sick.
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