Laclede County starting to see a higher amount of testing for Covid-19

With the announcement from the Laclede County Health Department on Thursday that a COVID-19 positive individual had visited several area businesses, the department was expecting a busy day on Friday. Laclede County Health Department Administrator, Charla Baker, says they actually received fewer calls than they were expecting……….

Baker says they are starting to see a higher level of testing, due to that individual possibly having had contact with hundreds of area residents……

Baker says the worst-case scenario is that someone with COVID-19 symptoms visits several retailers in an area………

Baker says if you are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19, STAY AT HOME!