Ypsilanti fraternal organization listed as potential coronavirus exposure site

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YPSILANTI, Mich. – The Washtenaw County Health Department has listed a local fraternal organization as a potential coronavirus exposure site after a number of individuals who attended recent events tested positive for the virus.Several events at the Ypsilanti Fraternal Order of Eagles #2250 have been associated with at least 31 confirmed COVID cases and over 40 close contact exposures among staff, members and guests, officials announced Wednesday. The events reportedly had little-to-no social distancing or face coverings worn during the events.Anyone who visited the Ypsilanti Fraternal Order of Eagles #2250 between October 31 and November 10 should self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms, which can develop up to 14 days after exposure to the virus. Individuals who exhibit symptoms should get tested for COVID-19 and self-quarantine while awaiting results to prevent the spread of the virus.Learn more about COVID-19 testing in Washtenaw County right here.Click here to find a no-cost COVID-19 testing site in Michigan.The facility is closed and is cooperating with the Washtenaw County Health Department, officials said. The department also says it is “investigating the possibility that positive cases tied to the Eagles outbreak visited other local and regional establishments while infectious.”“This situation illustrates how quickly COVID-19 can spread and impact a …

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