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District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) reports that an individual that tested positive for COVID-19 on August 11 was present and potentially contagious at the following Tullymore Golf Resort locations in Stanwood, Mecosta County:  St. Ives Golf Club on 8/10; Tullymore Golf Club on 7/30, 7/31, 8/5, 8/6, 8/7, 8/13, and 8/14. The individual wore a mask and social distanced, so the potential exposure is considered low risk. 

 

If you were at the above locations on the dates listed, you should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days from the possible exposure date. Anyone that is self-monitoring as a result should keep away from family, close contacts, and roommates as much as possible. COVID-19 symptoms include fever or chills, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle aches, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and recent loss of taste or smell. Anyone experiencing one or more of these symptoms should immediately quarantine themselves and contact a medical provider.  

 

“Our team immediately reacted when notified of this exposure. In addition to our already stringent cleaning protocols, all areas were thoroughly cleaned and sanitized to ensure the safety of all our staff, members, and visitors,” said Matt Golden, CEO/General Manager of Tullymore Golf Resort. “We have worked in conjunction with District Health Department #10, and we are now confident that we responded properly and can continue to operate safely.” 

 

While DHD#10 will release information about public exposure sites when it is determined through investigation that it’s not possible to identify all close contacts, everyone needs to remember that approximately 40% of COVID-19 cases appear to be asymptomatic. Asymptomatic cases are especially difficult because they are not sick and therefore not staying home. Additionally, contagious individuals can spread virus prior to experiencing symptoms.  

 

“As we continue to experience community spread of COVID-19, it should be understood that anyone choosing to go out in public, whether to a bar, restaurant, golf course, retail store, family gathering, funeral, or any other public place, could potentially be exposed to COVID-19 at any time, thus you should always be monitoring for symptoms,” stated Kevin Hughes, Health Officer for DHD#10. 

 

For more information about COVID-19, go to: www.dhd10.org/coronaviruswww.michigan.gov/coronavirus, or www.cdc.com/coronavirus 

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