Taney County Confirms New Active Case of COVID-19

Press Release

The Taney County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed the 14th case of COVID-19 in Taney County. The individual is currently isolating at home. All known close contacts will be notified and be placed under quarantine. The case has no known connection to a previous case and is considered community spread at this time.

Prior to being diagnosed, this individual visited the following businesses:
Friday, June 5th
Carpet Plus in Hollister 4:00 pm- 4:15 pm (unmasked)

Saturday, June 6th
Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama Dinner and Show 6:00 pm- 10:30 pm (unmasked)
-Shepherd of the Hills Shop called Spoon Attics 5-10 minutes
-Rode the tram between 8:00 and 8:30 pm and again around 10:30 pm
Andy’s Frozen Custard walk up window between 11:15-11:30 pm (unmasked)

Sunday, June 7th
Home Depot 2:45- 3:00 pm (unmasked)
Target 3:00-3:15 pm (masked)
Subway at Walmart on Branson Hills Parkway 3:30- 4:15 (masked)

Monday June 8th
Lakeland Pharmacy on Branson Hills Parkway 2:00-2:15 pm (masked)

Individuals who visited these locations on these dates should monitor for symptoms. There is no need to self-quarantine or isolate unless symptoms develop. If you do begin to experience symptoms, please contact your healthcare provider.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
 Fever or chills
 Cough
 Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
 Fatigue
 Muscle or body aches
 Headache
 New loss of taste or smell
 Sore throat
 Congestion or runny nose
 Nausea or vomiting
 Diarrhea

TCHD would like to remind the community of the importance of interacting with our environment carefully and safely. If someone is, or thinks, they may be sick, they should stay home. Wearing a mask and socially distancing is highly encouraged to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

For more information contact the Taney County Health Department at 417-334-4544, visit our website at http://www.taneycohealth.org, or like our FaceBook, Instagram and Pinterest pages.

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