The hairdresser at Great Clips in Springfield worked while being symptomatic of COVID-19; Greene Co. potential exposures announced


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Great Clips hairstylist in Springfield worked several days when he was symptomatic of COVID-19, according to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department.
The individual recently returned from a trip elsewhere in Missouri outside of the Springfield area, according to Clay Goddard, director of the Springfield-Greene County health department.
The individual worked at 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. to 6 p.m.)
Friday, May 15 (1 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
Saturday, May 16 (8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
Sunday, May 17 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Tuesday, May 19 (12 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Wednesday, May 20 (12 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Health officials say the person and their clients were wearing face covers. Seven colleagues and 84 clients, who were potentially directly exposed, will be informed by the Department of Health and will be offered tests.
The health department expects no additional cases since the individual and his colleagues wore face masks throughout this exposure timeline.

Anyone considered not to be in close contact during this period, but being there during these dates and times is considered to be at low risk. These people are advised to watch for symptoms, but do not need to self-quarantine or isolate unless symptoms develop.
In addition, health officials say that this person and another unrelated case also visited the following places while they were infectious:
-Thursday May 14; Friday, May 15 and Monday, May 18: 10 a.m. fitness at 1444 S Glenstone between 12 a.m. – 1 p.m.
-Monday May 18: Dairy Queen at 3665 E. Soleil around 5.30pm.
-Wednesday May 20: Walmart at 2021 E. Independence around 7:30 p.m.
In addition, another unrelated case went to the following location when he was infectious, but wearing a mask:
-Wednesday May 20: CVS in Campbell and Battlefield between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. for about 20 minutes.
Anyone who was at these locations on these dates is at low risk for COVID-19, but should watch 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 recoveries.

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