LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT)–La Crosse County Health Department is now aware of an individual infected with COVID-19 who spent time in La Crosse County.
On March 11th, an individual attended a funeral at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Onalaska from 4-6 pm, and subsequently ate at Red Lobster in Onalaska from 6:15 to 7:30 pm.
The individual is not a La Crosse County resident, and developed symptoms on March 12th.
The Health Department urges anyone in those locations at those times to monitor themselves until March 26th, and seek medical care if symptoms develop.
Symptoms of COVD-19 may include cough, tiredness, muscle aches, fever, difficulty breathing, and sore throat. Rarely, some people may develop an upset stomach.
Anyone who thinks they may have been exposed are asked to identify themselves to the La Crosse County Health Department using the following form: https://tinyurl.com/uza6fhu
Despite this potential exposure, there are still only five lab-confirmed cases in La Crosse County.
The county health department said as of Sunday at 3:30 p.m. there are no new cases. There have been no deaths so far from COVID-19 in the county.
Meanwhile, there are 381 cases in Wisconsin according to the state Department of Health Services. And four Wisconsinites have died from the disease.
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