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Taney County Health Department Notifies Public Of Potential COVID-19 Exposures

Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Three people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 visited several locations while infectious, according to the Taney County Health Department.

Prior to being diagnosed, they went to these locations:

  • White River Fish House, Branson Landing, Sunday, June 28, noon to 1:30 p.m.  (unmasked)
  • Bass Pro Shop, Branson Landing, Sunday, June 28, 1:30 pm to 2:00 p.m. (unmasked)
  • Tanger Outlet Stores, Sunday, June 28, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.  They visited Adidas, Nike, Reebok, Under Armour (unmasked)
  • Big Cedar 4th of July Fireworks Display, Saturday, July 4 (unmasked)
  • Getting Basted, Saturday, July 4, 8:00 to 9:00 p.m.  (unmasked)
  • Tanger Outlet Stores, Sunday, July 5, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.  (masked)
  • Olive Garden, Sunday, July 5, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., (unmasked)
  • Top of the Rock Golf Tour, Sunday, July 5, time unknown (unmasked)
  • Little Hacienda, Sunday, July 5, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Branson (unmasked)
  • Target in Branson, Tuesday, July 7 at noon (masked)

If you were at any of these locations during this time, you should monitor for symptoms. If symptoms do
develop, contact a healthcare provider.

The Taney County Health Department (TCHD) is reporting 116 cases of COVID-19 in Taney County.

There have been three deaths, 52 recovered and 61 active cases.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.