Submitted to Branson Globe
The Stone and Taney County Health Departments (SCHD and TCHD) have notified the community of an individual who has travelled to Stone and Taney counties while having symptoms of COVID-19. The individual visited locations in both counties and later returned to their home county where they tested positive for COVID-19. All identified locations have been notified.
The following locations have been identified as locations the individual visited:
Monday, June 15
Panera at 10 am (unmasked)
Silver Dollar City, 11 am – 5 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.
As a reminder, symptoms of COVID-19 include:
Fever or chills
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Muscle or body aches
New loss of taste or smell
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting
SCHD and TCHD also remind the community of the importance of interacting with their environment carefully and safely. If your are sick, or think you may be sick, you should stay home.
Wearing a mask and socially distancing is recommended to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
As of Wednesday, June 18, 27 Taney County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, with 12 recovered. Stone County has reported 8 cases of COVID-19.
For more information contact the Taney County Health Department at 417-334-4544, or visit their website at www.taneycohealth.org.
In Stone County, call 417-357-6134, or visit their website at www.stonecountyhealthdepartment.com