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Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Three Sioux Falls Businesses





NEWS RELEASE

May 1, 2020

Contact: SD COVID-19 Joint Information Center

 

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Three Sioux Falls Businesses

 

PIERRE, S.D. – State Health officials announced Friday, May 1, that employees at three Sioux Falls businesses have tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals reported working while able to transmit the virus to others.

 

An employee of Rockin Robin’s Casino and Café at 1420 East 10th Street, has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee reported working during these times while able to transmit the virus to others:

  • Friday, April 24- 4 pm- Midnight

 

An individual working at Bogey’s Bar and Grill located at 815 S. Marion Road, has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee reported working during these times while able to transmit the virus to others:

  • Saturday, April 25-11 am- 6 pm
  • Sunday, April 26 - 11 am- 6pm

 

An individual working at Fireside Lounge and Casino at 3221 S Carolyn Ave, has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee reported working during these times while able to transmit the virus to others:

  • Sunday, April 26- 4 pm- Midnight

 

Due to the risk of exposure, customers who visited these businesses during the specified dates and times should monitor for symptoms for 14 days after the date they visited.

 

A CDC screening tool is available at COVID.SD.GOV, which can help recommend when to call your medical provider if you develop symptoms.

 

State Health officials remind all South Dakotans to:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Refrain from touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects.
  • Individuals at higher risk for severe COVID-19 illness, such as older adults and people who have chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease, should take actions to reduce your risk of exposure.
  • Create a family plan to prepare for COVID-19 and develop a stay at home kit with food, water, medication, and other necessary items.

 

If you develop symptoms:

  • Call your health care provider immediately.
  • Individuals who are concerned they have COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider via phone before going to a clinic or hospital to prevent spread in healthcare facilities.
  • Avoid contact with other people.
  • Follow the directions of your provider and public health officials.

 

For more information and updates related to COVID-19 visit the COVID.SD.GOV or CDC.gov or call 1-800-997-2880.

 

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