Public Exposure At Cuba Restaurant Sept. 3, 6

The Crawford County Health Department has issued a public exposure for COVID-19 notice at Missouri Hick on Sept. 3 between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. and Sept. 6. between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Individuals  are at low risk for contracting COVID-19, but should monitor for symptoms.  In these situations, no specific individual can be pinpointed, an exposure may or may not have occurred.  Identifiable close contacts will be contacted privately by the health department but everyone needs to be alert of the possibility of exposure. 

Watch for symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • 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

This list does not include all possible symptoms. 

It is important to remember that every activity that involves contact with others carries some degree of risk.  To reduce risk and prevent the spread of COVID-19, we encourage following these basic preventative measures:

Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if handwashing is not possible

  • Wear a mask when a distance of 6ft cannot be maintained
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces frequently

If you suspect that you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, and are experiencing symptoms, stay home and call you healthcare provider to let them know before seeking care.  It is critical that your provider is aware that you may have COVID-19 prior to your arrival at a healthcare facility, and that you follow all instructions for arriving at a healthcare facility.


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