SPRINGFIELD, Mo. A Great Clips hair stylist in Springfield worked several days while being symptomatic of COVID-19, according to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department.
The person recently returned from travel elsewhere in Missouri outside the Springfield region, according to Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard.
The individual worked at Great Clips 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. for the following dates and times:
Tuesday, May 12 (8:30 to 12:30 p.m.)
Wednesday 13 May (08:30 – 01:00)
Thursday, May 14 (12-18 p.m.)
Friday, May 15 (5 pm-6pm)
Saturday, May 1
Sunday, May 17 (10am to 4pm)
Tuesday, May 19 (noon-6 p.m.)
Wednesday, May 20 (noon-6 p.m.)
Health leaders say the individual and their clients had facial coatings. Seven employees and 84 clients, who were potentially directly exposed, will be notified by the Ministry of Health and offered testing.
The health department hopes for no further cases as the individual and the staff wore face masks throughout this exposure timeline.
Everyone who was not considered to be in close contact during this time frame, but was at this location during these dates and times is believed to be at low risk. These people are recommended to look for symptoms, but do not need to self-quarantine or isolate unless symptoms develop.
In addition, health care leaders say that this individual and another independent case also visited the following sites while being contagious:
-Thursday, May 14; Friday, May 15 and Monday, May 18: 10 Fitness at 1444 S Glenstone between 7 p.m. 12 – 1pm
Monday, May 18: Dairy Queen at 3665 E. The sunshine around 5:30 p.m.
– Wednesday, May 20: Walmart 2021 E. Independent around 7:30 p.m.
In addition, another unrelated case visited the following place during infectious but while wearing a mask:
– Wednesday, May 20: CVS at Campbell and Battlefield between 7 p.m. 11 am-12pm for about 20 minutes.
Anyone who was in these places on these dates has a low risk of suffering from COVID-19, but should monitor for symptoms. There is no need to self-quarantine or isolate unless symptoms develop.
As of Friday, Greene County has reported 132 cases of COVID-19 and 97 recoveries.
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