Health officials warn of virus exposure at Alpena stores

Courtesy Image An illustration of the coronavirus provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

People at the following Alpena stores may have been exposed to the coronavirus, District Health Department No. 4 said today:

* Rite Aid, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday

* Meijer, from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Saturday

* Walmart, from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday or 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Anyone who may have been exposed should monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days from the exposure date. Anyone exhibiting symptoms should self-quarantine, report the symptoms to a doctor, and consider COVID-19 testing.

Testing is available at a drive-through event on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alpena County Fairgrounds, at Walgreens in Alpena, or by calling the Alcona Health Center at 989-356-4049, ext. 3832, or Thunder Bay Community Health Services at 989-733-6827.


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