SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Great Clips hair stylist in Springfield worked for several days while introducing COVID-19, according to the Springfield-Greene County Department of Health.
The individual recently returned from traveling elsewhere in Missouri outside the Springfield region, according to Springfield-Greene County Director of Health Care Clay Goddard.
The individual worked at the Great Clips at 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. on the following dates and times:
Tuesday, May 12 (8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, May 13 (8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
Thursday, May 14 (12 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
Friday, May 1
Saturday, May 16 (8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
Sunday, May 17 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Tuesday, May 19 (12 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
Wednesday, May 20 (12 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
Health leaders said the individual and their clients wore face masks. Seven co-workers and 84 clients, potentially exposed, will be notified by the Department of Health and offered a test.
The health department expects no additional cases as individuals and co-workers wear face masks throughout this timeline of exposure.
Anyone considered not to be in close contact during this time, but who is in this location on those dates and times, is believed to be at low risk. These people are advised to watch out for symptoms, but do not need to self-quarantine or separate unless symptoms develop.
In addition, health officials said that this individual and another unrelated case also visited the following locations while infecting:
-Thursday, May 14; Friday, May 15 and Monday, May 18: 10 Fitness at 1444 S Glenstone between 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
-Monday, May 18: Dairy Queen at 3665 E. Sunshine at 5:30 p.m.
-Wednesday, May 20: Walmart at 2021 E. Freedom around 7:30 p.m.
Also, another unrelated case visited the following location while being infected, but while wearing a mask:
-Wednesday, May 20: CVS at Campbell and battlefield between 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. for 20 minutes.
Anyone at these locations on these dates is at low risk for contracting COVID-19, but should monitor for symptoms. There is no need to self-quarantine or isolate unless symptoms develop.
As of Friday, Greene County reported 132 cases of COVID-19 and 97 recovered.
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