(Crocker)–The Pulaski County Health Department in Crocker is reporting that, during contact tracing and investigation, a public location of potential Covid-19 exposure was identified. Health officials say that on Wednesday of this week, an individual was exhibiting symptoms of the coronavirus while wearing a mask and gloves in Panera Bread in St. Robert in a mid-day to afternoon time frame. They say it is critical that each and every one of us continues to practice preventative measures to help keep the spread of communicable diseases to a minimum. These precautions include social distancing, wearing a face-covering when in public, limiting in-person interactions, avoiding contact with people who are sick, covering coughs and sneezes, proper hand-washing, cleaning frequently used surfaces, and staying home when sick. It is of the utmost importance that any individual experiencing symptoms isolate from others. Free drive-thru testing is provided in Pulaski County by Central Ozarks Medical Center each Wednesday, from 5 pm – 7 pm. You can also obtain testing through most other local healthcare providers. As of this past Monday, there have been 143 confirmed coronavirus cases reported in Pulaski County.