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The Gasconade County Health Department would like to inform the public that we have been notified of potential Covid-19 exposures that occurred at the Black Shire Distillery in Hermann on Nov. 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; the Bland City Hall meeting on the date of Nov. 9, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.;The Deutschheim visitor center in Hermann on Nov. 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and the Walmart in Owensville on Nov. 9, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

If you were at any of these facilities during these dates and times, please monitor yourself for any signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

Symptoms to watch for include: Fever >100.4, Chills, Muscle Aches, Runny nose, Sore throat, Loss of taste, Loss of smell, Headache, Fatigue, Cough, Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, Nausea/Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhea.

If you develop any of the above symptoms, please contact your medical provider. If you should have questions, please contact the Gasconade County Health Department or your medical provider.

During this period of increased Covid-19 cases please take extra precautions if you must get out in public. Maintain distancing recommendations, wear a face mask, wash hands frequently, and stay home if you are noticing any of the above symptoms.