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84 potentially exposed after Springfield hairstylist works while showing COVID-19 symptoms

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is warning of COVID-19 public health exposures, after a hairstylist working in Springfield potentially exposed 84 people by working while symptomatic.

The individual contracted the virus through travel, according to the Health Department.

The hairstylist worked at the Great Clips at 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. on the following dates: 

The hairstylist and their clients were wearing face masks. The clients that were potentially directly exposed will be notified by the Springfield-Greene County Health Department and be offered testing, as will seven coworkers. 

Because face masks were worn the Health Department hopes no additional cases will result. 

Anyone who was not in close contact during this timeframe but was at this Great Clips location during those times is believed to be at very low risk. 

Additionally, this new case and another unrelated case also visited the following locations while symptomatic:

Also, another unrelated case visited the following location while symptomatic, but while wearing a mask:

Anyone at these locations during those times is at low risk for contracting COVID-19 but should monitor for symptoms. There is no need to self-quarantine or isolate unless symptoms develop.

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