Potential COVID-19 exposure in Letcher and Perry Co. restaurants, grocery store

HAZARD, Ky. (MTN) — Officials from the Kentucky River District Health Department are reporting potential public exposure to positive cases of COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) from employees, at the following locations. Management at all locations are fully cooperating with the health department to ensure the health and safety of their employees and customers.

-Arby’s in Hazard (Perry County) – If you visited this restaurant on Saturday, September 5, 2020, Sunday, September 6, 2020 and/or Monday, September 7, 2020, you may have been exposed to COVID-19.

-Burger King in Hazard (Perry County)-If you visited this restaurant on Wednesday September 9, 2020 and/or Saturday September 12, 2020 you may have been exposed to COVID-19.

-Food City meat department in Hazard (Perry County) – If you visited this store, specifically the meat department, on Monday, September 7, 2020, Tuesday, September 8, 2020, Wednesday, September 9, 2020, Thursday, September 10, 2020 and/or Friday, September 11, 2020, you may have been exposed to COVID-19.

-Dairy Hut in Whitesburg (Letcher County) – If you visited this restaurant on Thursday, September 10, 2020 and/or Friday, September 11, 2020, you may have been exposed to COVID-19.

Please monitor your symptoms and should you develop a cough, fever, and/or shortness of breath call your primary care provider. Additional details about the positive cases cannot be provided because of medical privacy laws. KRDHD officials along with their Epidemiology team are working with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) to identify and contact all those who may have come in contact with these individuals.