Dunn County Reports Potential Exposures to COVID-19 at Knapp Watercross

Menomonie, Wisconsin, July 9th, 2020 – The Dunn County Health Department is alerting the public of potential COVID-19 exposure at one event within Dunn County. A person who has tested positive for COVID-19 attended the Knapp Valley Riders 4th of July event while experiencing symptoms. Anyone
who was at this event on the given day and times AND are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should contact their provider to be tested.

The Health Department will continue to alert the public via social media (Facebook) and a press release when there has been potential exposure of close contacts who are within 6ft for 15 minutes of a confirmed case and the potentially exposed individuals are not able to be identified/contacted.

Times and place of potential exposure include:
•Knapp Valley Riders Water Cross Event and 4th of July Celebration in Knapp, Wisconsin
      7/4/20 from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
      7/4/20 from 9:30 PM to 10:30 PM
If you visited this event during these times and are experiencing symptoms, please call your health care provider to get tested for COVID-19 out of an abundance of caution.
*COVID-19 symptoms include cough, fever, sore throat, headache, body or muscle aches, chills, fatigue, vomiting, or new loss of taste or smell.

Everyone can help prevent the spread of illness in our community with a few simple, but effective actions:
• Stay home if you have a cough, fever, sore throat, or other symptoms of illness!
• Practice good personal hygiene:
      Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place, eating, or drinking.
     Cough and sneeze into a tissue or your elbow, then wash your hands.
     Use hand sanitizer if you do not have soap and water readily available.
     Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.•
•While in public, keep six feet between you and people who don’t live in your home. Avoid gathering with people not in your household. Wear a cloth face covering when physical distance is hard to maintain.
•Call your health care provider if you have any questions about your health.

Please know that the health and safety of all community members remains our highest priority.
You can stay up to date with the latest information from the Dunn County, Wisconsin Facebook Page, https://www.facebook.com/dunncountywi/ or the Dunn County Health Department website, https://www.co.dunn.wi.us/index.asp?SEC={C8A480A6-E321-468A-8920-705855D2E445}.

1 Comment

  1. Truth orlie on July 10, 2020 at 2:17 am

    People if you have covid or flu like symptoms stay home. All government agencies wants us to be afraid and needs a reason to control us to save us from ourselves for the better good don’t give them a reason. Socialism is just around the corner.

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