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Grand Traverse County Health Department reporting possible public exposure at two area restaurants

Possible public exposure sites reported by Grand Traverse County Health Department

Possible public exposure sites reported by Grand Traverse County Health Department
For Saturday, August 8, 2020, the Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting two new
cases of confirmed COVID-19, bringing the total case count to 186, with 98 recovered and five deaths,
leaving 83 active cases. While conducting case investigations, the health department discovered two
locations that pose the potential for public exposure. Below are the dates and times in which a
confirmed positive COVID-19 case was present at:


Sparks BBQ
July 30, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Buffalo Wild Wings
August 2, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
August 3, 5 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.


If you were at either of these locations during the listed time period, you should self-monitor for COVID-
19 symptoms for 14 days since the possible exposure. 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 who was identified as a close contact is contacted directly by the Grand Traverse County
Health Department individually and told 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.