Barry-Eaton District Health Department (BEDHD) is informing the public that on Friday, June 26th, Saturday, June 27th an individual who was pre-symptomatic with covid-19 was working at a garage sale at 1748 W. Kalamo Highway outside Charlotte, Michigan. The individual developed symptoms on Sunday, June 28th. Persons with the virus are considered able to spread the disease for 48 hours prior to developing symptoms.
Individuals who were at the garage sale are considered exposed to the virus. These individuals should monitor themselves for symptoms and take precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19 by wearing masks when indoors in public, washing their hands frequently, and staying home as much as possible for 14 days after exposure.
Since it has been several days since the sale, it is unknown whether items purchased may be infectious. Individuals who bought items may wish to sanitize their purchases. Cloth items may be machine washed and dried.