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Grand Traverse County COVID-19 Report, public exposure site

For Thursday, September 24, 2020, the Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting four new cases of COVID-19. Thursday’s additions bring the cumulative case total to 415 with 305 recovered and seven deaths, leaving 103 active cases.
While conducting case investigations, the listed location, during the specified dates and times were discovered to be a place of potential public exposure.

Sam’s Club – Traverse City:
Tuesday, September 15 from 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 16 from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 17 from 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Friday, September 18 from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

If you were present during any of these times, you should self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days since the possible exposure, particularly if you were not wearing a mask or maintaining a 6-foot distance from others.

Symptoms include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle aches, repeated shaking with chills, headache, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell.

Anyone that is self-monitoring, as a result, should keep away from the public, family, close contacts, and roommates as much as possible.

Anyone that was identified as a known close contact was contacted by the health department and instructed to quarantine.

Please note that regardless of any listed locations, community exposure is happening across Grand Traverse County. Be sure to practice safety measures while out in public, including wearing a mask in public, washing your hands often, maintaining six feet of social distance.