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Nearly 300 patients possibly exposed to COVID-19 at Salmon Creek Chiropractic Office News



Nearly 300 patients who visited a Salmon Creek chiropractic office last week may have been exposed to COVID-19, according to Clark County Public Health.

An employee at the Chiro One Wellness Center Salmon Creek, 13800 NE 20th Ave., tested positive for COVID-19 this week. The employee worked while potentially contagious and could have exposed people in the office for four days last week

The employee also exposed the 14 other employees at the wellness center, according to health officials.

All patients who visited the office on Sept. 8, Sept. 9, Sept. 1

0, and Sept. 11 are considered close contacts who are at risk of receiving COVID-19 and should be quarantined immediately, according to Clark County Public Health.

Patients who visited the Salmon Creek office on other days or visited other places in Chiro One were not exposed to and do not need quarantine.

The Chiro One Wellness Center provided public health with the names and contact details of all affected patients. Public Health will call each patient to notify them of their exposure and provide additional quarantine information. Notifying nearly 300 people could take several days, according to health officials.

People who may be exposed should be quarantined immediately and not wait for a call from public health.

Anyone with questions before being contacted by public health can call 360-386-2140.

COVID-19 symptoms may develop two to 14 days after exposure and may include coughing, shortness of breath, fever, chills or repeated shaking with chills, muscle aches, headache, sore throat and new loss of taste or smell.

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