Possible Coronavirus exposure at Eau Claire bar

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Eau Claire, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX)-For the fourth time in as many months, the Eau Claire City-County Health Department has targeted a Water Street bar as a potential source of exposure to COVID-19. The possible exposure was at The Pickle, at the intersection of 4th avenue and water street. Officials say this happened last Wednesday, august 5th from 11 p.m. to near closing the at 1:30 a.m. The Pickle was the source of three other potential COVID-19 exposures. On June 18, 19 and 20.  If you were there during this latest time period and have COVID-19 symptoms, you’re asked to call your health care provider to get tested.  City-County health director addressed this latest potential exposure. And issued a reminder for being out in public.

“Our goal is asking all of you to keep your circle small, to know who is been in close contact with you, so that if you do become positive, that you are able to name those people that were in close contact, and we can work with them to stay quarantined,” said Lieske Giese. 

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