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UPDATE: Christian County Health Department, the Taney County Health Department, and Cox Medical Center Branson are partnering to investigate a Christian County resident who tested positive for COVID-19.

The CoxHealth Heart Center in Branson is a stand-alone clinic.

There are currently 10 cases of COVID-19 in Christian County. The cases are spread relatively evenly between Nixa (4), Ozark (3), and Sparta (3).

For additional COVID-19 information, visit www.christiancountyhealth.net

BRANSON, Mo. — CoxHealth announced Sunday, March 29, an employee at CoxHealth Heart Center in Branson has tested positive for COVID-19.

The employee is reportedly recovering at home and doing well.

CoxHealth and health department representatives are “contacting clinic employees and members of the public who may have had close contact during a three-day period with the individual,” according to their website.

Infection Prevention is following up with those employees by not letting them work if they have symptoms and monitoring all other employees for symptoms.

“The clinic is being cleaned extensively today and will reopen Monday morning,” CoxHealth’s website said.

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