As the city's third reopening phase is underway, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department announced multiple businesses may have been impacted by potential COVID-19 exposures.
The cases revealed June 15-16 involved individuals who visited businesses prior to being diagnosed with the virus, according to -a news release from the Health Department.
By date of potential exposure, below are the businesses:
• June 5: IHOP, 3804 S. Glenstone Ave;
• June 6: Walmart Supercenter, 1150 U.S. Highway 60 in Republic;
• June 11: IHOP, 2647 N. Kansas Expressway;
• June 12: Applebee's, 2430 N. Glenstone Ave.; and Longhorn Steakhouse, 3121 S. Glenstone Ave.;
• June 13: Walmart Supercenter in Marshfield (involving an employee); and
• June 14: Hy-Vee, 1720 W. Battlefield Road.
On June 13, the day after the city announced its third Road to Recovery phase, the Health Department also announced potential exposures. On June 4, individuals who had not yet been diagnosed visited Kearney Street Cafe, 1324 W. Kearney St. On June 5 and 6, Cedars West, 513 N. West Bypass, was potentially exposed, according to a news release.
While health officials say individuals who visited the businesses on those dates are at low risk of contracting the virus, they should monitor for symptoms.
Phase III of Road to Recovery, effective June 15, relaxed occupancy requirements for most businesses.
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