Turtle Creek Casino Identified As Possible COVID-19 Exposure Site
The Grand Traverse County Health Department has identified another possible COVID-19 exposure site.
The health department says anyone who was at Turtle Creek Casino’s black jack tables on July 5 from 8:30 – 9:15 p.m. should self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days from the exposure date.
According to casino security staff, the guest was temperature tested at the gaming floor entrance, and was wearing a mask while on property.
“While exposure to our employees and guests is limited because of our mask requirements, plexi-shield precautions, social distancing, continual and deep cleaning, and maximized ventilation systems, we want to inform the public as soon as possible to ensure safety on everyone’s behalf,” said Michael Schrader, CEO Grand Traverse Resort & Casinos. “We are working with the Health Department on contract tracing with any employees and guests that may have been in this area. They are recommending self-monitoring for 14 days through July 19, 2020 with symptom and temperature checks.”
Grand Traverse County reported 12 new COVID-19 cases since Monday, bring the county’s total to 77 confirmed cases, 30 recoveries and 5 deaths. That leaves 42 active cases in Grand Traverse County residents.