PLATTSBURG — Clinton County Health Department announced today, July 17, that a student tested positive for COVID-19 who attended wrestling camp, hosted by Cameron R-1 school. The male student exhibited symptoms during the evening of July 9. The test confirmed COVID-19 on July 16, according to the health department
“Due to the nature of the activities and contact with multiple students and staff, we have determined that we are unable to adequately contact trace close contacts associated with exposure to this student,” administrator Blair Shock said in a news release.
Staff and students who attended the three-day camp, July 7-9, are asked to monitor themselves for symptoms associated with the coronavirus, because they are at higher risk of contracting the COVID-19. They are also asked to self-quarantine until July 23 to reduce the possible transmission of the virus.
Symptoms associated with COVID-19 include:
• Fever or chills
• Shortness of Breath
• Muscle or Body Aches
• Loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or Runny Nose
• Nausea or Vomiting
Shock also recommends those who attended to call their healthcare provider to determine if they need testing.
Those with additional questions, are asked to call the Clinton County Health Department, 816-539-2144.