GREENE COUNTY, Mo. – The Springfield-Greene County Health Department announced new exposures to the COVID-19 community on Sunday, July 12.
These new exposures came from six positive individuals from COVID-19, according to the Health Department.
Before being diagnosed, they visited the following places:
- Friday, July 3: Visited McAlister’s Deli at 2445 N. Kansas Expressway from 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm (infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
- Friday, July 3: Visited Academy Sports + Outdoors at 610 W. El Camino Alto Street between 6pm and 7pm for 20 minutes (infectious and symptomatic, masked)
- Saturday, July 4: Visited mansions at 500 N. Eastgate Ave. from 1
(infectious but not symptomatic, masked)
- Saturday, July 4: Visited Walmart Supercenter at 2825 N. Kansas Expressway from 4:00 pm to 4:15 pm (infectious but not symptomatic, masked)
- Saturday, July 4: Visited Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen on EE Primrose Street 1950 from 8pm to 9pm (two individuals, both infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
- Monday, July 6: Visited the Red Racks DAV Thrift Store at 1707 Battlefield Road from 12 to 1:30 pm (infectious and symptomatic, not masked)
- Monday, July 6: Visited Culver at 2520 N. Glenstone Ave. from 12 to 12:40
(infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
- Monday, July 6: Visited Dollar General at 1726 S. Kansas Expressway from 4:00 pm to 4:20 pm
(infectious and symptomatic, not masked)
- Tuesday, July 7: Visited Bill and Payne Stewart Driving Range at 1825 E. Norton Road from 5pm to 6pm (infectious but not symptomatic, masked)
The health department says that anyone who was at these sites 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.
“It is our responsibility to take steps to suppress COVID-19 in our community and interact with our environment carefully,” the health department said. “If someone is sick or thinks they can be sick, they have to stay home. We all need to practice physical distance, proper hand hygiene and have a face covering whenever possible. ”
The health department reported 17 new positive COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases in Greene County to 504.
According to the health department, symptoms of COVID-19 include:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscles or body marks
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting