Crawford County issues public notice for potential COVID-19 exposures at area businesses

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. (WKBT)– Crawford County health officials are warning people they may have been exposed to positive cases of COVID-19 if the visited three area businesses recently.

The locations and times include:

The Winneshiek on 7/17/2020 between 2 PM – 4 PM;

The Sawmill Saloon on 7/18/2020 between 3 PM – 4 PM;

Frazier’s Bar on 7/18/2020 between 4 PM – 5 PM;

The Winneshiek on 7/19/2020 between 4 PM – 8 PM.

If you were at these establishments at the times listed above,  you are asked to monitor for symptoms. The Crawford County Health Department said to make sure you are following the guidelines of wearing a mask when in public, maintaining social distancing of at least 6 feet, avoiding any and all mass gatherings, and performing good handwashing.

If you develop any symptoms between the date you were potentially exposed and August 2 you should contact your healthcare provider to get tested.

Symptoms can include: fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, chills, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of smell and/or taste.

“This notice is not saying that these businesses did anything wrong, but is to inform the public of where and when the public may have had potential contact with lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19,” said Cindy Riniker, a health officer for the Crawford County public health department.