Possible COVID-19 exposure at several car dealerships in Pueblo

Posted at 4:18 PM, Sep 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 18:18:58-04

PUEBLO — The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment is warning individuals of possible COVID-19 exposures at several car dealerships.

In a Friday press release, the health department recommends individuals who visited Pueblo Spradley Dealerships Kia, Chevrolet, and Hyundai, 2145 and 2146 Highway 50 West, from Sept. 8 to Sept. 15, to monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 for at least 14-days after being at the location.

Two Spradley Kia, two Chevrolet, and one Hyundai employee tested positive for COVID-19 over a 14-day period. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, this is an outbreak.

Those who were at Spradley Kia, Chevrolet, or Hyundai during the noted time frame, showing any symptoms, even mild, should remain at home, contact their health care provider, and get tested. Free testing is available at the Colorado State Fairgrounds, West Mesa Avenue and Gaylord Avenue from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.