Springfield-Greene Co. Health Department Announces Possible Exposures to COVID-19

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has notified the public of possible community exposures of four new COVID-19 cases.

Health officials shared the following schedule of possible exposures:

Monday, June 22: Pennington’s Supermarket in Ash Grove, visited from 6 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. (infectious, symptomatic, not masked)
Monday, June 22: Pappo’s Pizzeria at 221 E Walnut St, visited around 6:30 pm (infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
Monday, June 23: Walmart Supercenter at 3315 S Campbell Ave, two cases visited from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm (infectious, symptomatic, not masked)
Tuesday, June 24: Panera Bread at 4100 S Campbell Ave, visited from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (infectious, symptomatic, unmasked)

Anyone who has visited these places during these listed times is considered to be at low risk of contracting COVID-19, but should control symptoms. There is no need to quarantine or isolate unless symptoms develop.

COVID-19 symptoms include:
· Fever or chills
· Cough
· Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
· Muscle or body aches.
· Headache
· New loss of taste or smell.
· Sore throat
· Stuffy or runny nose.
Nausea or vomiting
· Diarrhea

For a list of possible Greene County exposures in the past 14 days, click here.

Greene County has reported 301 cases, including 181 recoveries, as of Sunday.