Walmart pharmacy employee tested positive for COVID-19 in Yankton

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PIERRE, S.D. — State Health officials announced today that an employee at the Yankton Walmart Pharmacy has tested positive COVID-19.

The employee reported working two days, March 25 and March 30, while able to transmit the virus to others.

Due to the risk of exposure, customers of the pharmacy on March 25 who visited between the hours of 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. should monitor themselves for symptoms through April 8.

In addition, customers who visited the pharmacy on March 30 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. should monitor themselves for symptoms through April 13. A CDC screening tool is available at COVID.SD.GOV, which can help recommend when to call your medical provider if you develop symptoms.

According to State Health officials, if you develop symptoms:

  • Call your health care provider immediately.
  • Individuals who are concerned they have COVID-19 should contact their health care provider via phone before going to a clinic or hospital to prevent spread in health care facilities.
  • Avoid contact with other people.
  • Follow the directions of your provider and public health officials.
Categories: Coronavirus, South Dakota News

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