by: Scott McCaulley
Taney County Health Department Officials confirm a second case COVID-19 this week in the county.
In a press release, the Health Department says the individual is a close contact to a previous confirmed case and is currently isolating at home. All close contacts will be notified and quarantine at home.
The following have been identified as locations the individual visited:
Sunday, June 7
Home Depot 2:45- 3:00 pm (unmasked)
Target 3:00-3:15 pm (masked)
Shopping at Walmart on Branson Hills Parkway 3:30- 4:15 (masked)
Monday, June 8
Starbucks at Target 11:00 – 11:15am (masked)
The release goes on to say that individuals who visited these locations should monitor for COVID-19 Symptoms but do not need
Individuals who visited these locations on the above dates should monitor for COVID-19 symptoms. There is no need to self-quarantine or isolate unless symptoms develop. If individuals begin to experience symptoms, they should contact their healthcare provider.
The case is the 15th overall confirmed in Taney County since the onset of the pandemic.