CCHD identifies positive COVID case was in Clark County business
For the Hub City Times
CLARK COUNTY – The Clark County Health Department (CCHD) is reporting that an individual who was in a Clark County business on July 12 has tested positive for COVID-19.
“The Clark County Health Department has received notification that a patron whom tested positive for COVID-19 was present at Rowdy’s Bar in Unity on Saturday, July 11th from midnight to Sunday, July 12th until 2am,” a department release said. “While at this establishment, this individual was considered to be contagious. This patron resides outside of Clark County and is currently isolating at their home.
“Some close contacts have been identified and are being quarantined and monitored by their respective local health department. Other people in attendance may have also been exposed, but are unable to be identified. We are releasing this statement so members of the public have accurate information. Rowdy’s Bar is working closely with the CCHD.”
The CCHD is encouraging everyone whom was present at Rowdy’s Bar on the date and times listed above, to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days and to get tested if any symptoms develop.
The CCHD will not be providing further information regarding the identity of the individual whom tested positive for COVID-19, to ensure their privacy.
“We continue to encourage individuals to stay home when ill, social distance, wear a mask/face covering, and avoid large gatherings,” the release added.
If you have questions or concerns regarding COVID-19, please call the CCHD at 715-743-5105 and press 9 for the COVID-19 line. Daily updates are available on the CCHD Facebook page at www.facebook.com/clarkcohealthdept.