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Health Officials Alert Public Of COVID Case At Springfield Convenience Store

Credit KSMU-Ozarks Public Radio

 The Springfield-Greene County Health Department says a COVID-19 positive individual worked as a cashier in a Springfield convenience store prior to being diagnosed with the disease.

Health officials said in a press release the cashier worked at Signal Food Store at 2810 East Battlefield Road and was wearing a face covering.

The cashier worked Saturday, May 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. and Tuesday, June 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.    The health department said the cashier was infectious both days but only showed symptoms on Tuesday.

Also, the health department said a protective barrier known as a "sneeze guard" was in place at that Signal Food Store between the cashier and customers.

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