Jul 28, 2020 1:32 AM

Health Department warns individuals of exposure threat at Great Bend establishment

Posted Jul 28, 2020 1:32 AM

Following KDHE guidance, Barton County provides the following information.

The Barton County Health Department has identified a positive case of COVID-19 involving a person who visited Charlie’s Place in Great Bend on Saturday, July 18 from approximately 11 p.m. until Sunday, July 19th 1 a.m.

Individuals who visited Charlie’s Place during those hours may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Barton County Health Department encourages those who were at the above location during the identified days and times to monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days.

Symptoms include fever, cough, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, fatigue, diarrhea, and/or shortness of breath/difficulty breathing.

If symptoms develop, please stay home and contact your health care provider for guidance on testing. In an emergency, please call 911and notify first responders that you were potentially exposed to COVID-19 and, if possible, wear a cloth face mask before they arrive.