Health Officials Identify American Legion Post 131 in Munising as a Possible COVID-19 Exposure Site

An Upper Peninsula health department is reporting a growing number of coronavirus cases in Alger County.

They say the rise in cases is associated with an event at an American Legion post back on Oct. 2.

American Legion Post 131 in Munising was closed on Oct. 5 due to two positive cases.

As of Oct. 11, the number of cases associated with the event has grown to 24.

The health department is asking for anyone who was at the event and has COVID-19 symptoms to contact their doctors.

American Legion Post 131 in Munising will be closed until at least Nov. 1. It said on Facebook it was to to facilitate contact tracing, and, “We value the health and safety of our employees and our volunteers, our members and our guests, along with the health and safety of the whole community.”

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