La Crosse, Juneau counties warn of possible COVID-19 exposure

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — The La Crosse and Juneau county health departments warned Tuesday that people at the Stansfield Dart Tournament in the La Crosse Center over the weekend could be exposed to COVID-19.

The Juneau County Health Department said Tuesday that a county resident who was known to be COVID-19 positive broke isolation and went to the tournament, as well as businesses surrounding the venue during their infectious period.

People who attended the tournament Friday, May 7, may have been exposed to COVID-19. The health departments are asking all attendees to closely monitor symptoms and speak with a public health nurse if they know they were exposed directly.

“The Juneau County and La Crosse County Health Department, the La Crosse Center, and event organizers have been in contact related to the exposure and are working together to follow up. We thank the organizers of this event as well as the event venue for their continued cooperation,” said the health department in a statement.

La Crosse County Health Department can be reached at 608-785-9872 and Juneau County Health Department can be reached at 608-847-9373. Large events in La Crosse County are reminded to submit a safety plan at lacrossecounty.org/covid19 while planning their event.

If you are experiencing any symptoms (headache, fatigue, cough, shortness of breath, fever, digestive discomfort), please contact your healthcare provider, seek a COVID-19 test, and stay home.