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DCHD identifies possible coronavirus exposure at auto parts store

Posted at 2:45 PM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 19:19:18-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Epidemiologists with the Douglas County Health Dept. (DCHD) have identified Advanced Auto Parts at 17140 Evans Plz as a location where the public may have been exposed to COVID-19.

The DCHD has launched a contact investigation into Douglas County's latest case of coronavirus, which involves tracking the activities of the individual who is sick.

The exposures would have happened at the following times:

· Monday, March 2 from 12 noon until 9 p.m.

· Tuesday, March 3 from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m.

· Thursday, March 5, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

This is considered a low-risk exposure, according to DCHD.

If you visited this location during these days and times, it's recommended that you monitor yourself for a fever, cough or trouble breathing for 14 days. If symptoms develop, contact your local healthcare provider.

The DCHD's coronavirus information line is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at (402) 444-3400.

The United Way's 2-1-1 information line is also taking calls when the DCHD is closed.