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Jackson County health officials warn of COVID-19 exposures at area churches

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Posted at 11:12 AM, Oct 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-26 12:12:43-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Jackson County Health Department announced Monday possible COVID-19 exposures to dozens of people at three area churches this month.

In a release, health officials outlined three possible exposures:

  • Connection Point Church in Raytown between Oct. 5-13. Seven people have tested positive for COVID-19 in connection to the exposure. Health officials believe a total of 10-20 people could have been exposed.
  • Connection Point Church in Lee’s Summit between Oct. 5-13. Seven people have tested positive for COVID-19 in connection to the exposure. Health officials believe a total of 10-20 people could have been exposed.
  • Small prayer groups and youth group at Lifegate Church in Independence between Oct. 7-21. Health officials say five people have tested positive for COVID-19. They believe more than 40 people could have been exposed.

Health officials say anyone who has tested positive from these exposures should contact the Jackson County Health Department at 816-404-6416.

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