Alpena County Health Officials Release Possible COVID-19 Exposure Site
District Health Department No. 4 (DHD4) has released the location of a possible COVID-19 exposure site.
DHD4 says people who were at the Alpena Walmart on April 25 from 7-8 p.m. may have been exposed to the coronavirus.
The health department says they only alert the public to locations where an individual who has tested positive has been is when the contact-tracing team are unable to contact all of the individuals who may have been present.
If you were at the Alpena Walmart on April 25 from 7-8 p.m., the health department says you should monitor yourself for symptoms for 14 days.
The health department is also urging residents to follow social distancing guidelines and stay home.
“We cannot over-emphasize the importance of compliance with the Stay Home, Stay Safe order,” remarked Denise Bryan, Health Officer at DHD4. “We want to stress that this is an order, not a suggestion, aimed at protecting the public’s health. The rise in cases and ongoing community spread in our area reminds us it is imperative that we follow this order and NOT leave home. Essential businesses should be screening their employees and implementing social distancing measures.”