Popular Traverse City Wineries, Restaurants on Possible COVID-19 Show List

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. – The Grand Traverse County Health Department has listed eight local establishments as potential contact exposure sites for COVID-19.

According to a June 24 statement, a group of patrons visited the sites, including wineries, bars, a food court, and a restaurant, on the nights of June 18 and 19, several of whom later tested positive for coronavirus.

The dates, times and places of possible exhibition are:

Thursday, June 18:

Mari vineyards from 1 pm to 2 pm

Brys Estate Vineyard and Winery from 2 pm to 3 pm

Bowers Harbor Vineyards from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Amical from 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Friday June 19:

Hotel Indigo rooftop bar from 8 pm to 9 pm

Small Fleet from 9 pm to 10:30 pm

Low bar from 10:45 to 11:30 pm

Kilkenny Irish Public House from 11:45 pm to 1:45 am

In a post on its Facebook page, the health department said clients admitted not practicing social distancing or prevention measures during those visits.

In the statement, officials urged anyone who has been in those locations during the listed time periods or shortly thereafter to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days after possible exposure. Anyone who controls himself should also stay as far away from family and close contacts as possible, according to the statement.

“This is a sobering reminder that the virus continues to circulate in Michigan and northern Michigan,” health officer Wendy Hirschenberger said in the statement. “We need to remain vigilant and practice social distancing, wear a mask, and be aware that this is far from over.”