Evansville hair salon, restaurant & bars closed after COVID-19 exposure

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - An Evansville salon is closed after they say someone who tested positive for COVID-19 came inside.

Shannon Aleksander’s salon and spa says they will be closed Monday and Tuesday so they can disinfect.

They say someone who was asymptomatic visited the salon last week.

They say if you were at risk of exposure, you were already contacted by the Vanderburgh County Health Department.

Salon owners say every employee will be tested before they return to work.

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Posted by Shannon Aleksandr's Salon & Spa on Sunday, July 5, 2020

An Evansville restaurant also announced Monday that they will be closing due to a COVID-19 exposure.

Sauced said in a Facebook post that they will be closed until their staff comes back with negative test results.

They say they were informed that a customer who went to the restaurant on Tuesday night had passed the temperature test, but by Thursday had a fever and got tested.

They say that test came back positive on Saturday morning and Sauced closed their doors Saturday night.

The Facebook post goes on to say that they were made aware of an employee who tested positive Monday morning. They say that employee had been in quarantine and is unrelated to the customer testing positive.

They say employees are being tested and won’t be able to come back to work until they have negative test results.

They say they will continue to follow the CDC guidelines and work with the Vanderburgh County Health Department to create a safe work and dining environment.

Schymik’s Kitchen says since its sister restaurant Sauced has a COVID-19 exposure, they will be closing their doors as well.

Schymik’s Kitchen says they do not currently have any positive employees and were not exposed to the same positive customer, but they do share staff members between both establishments. They say the risk for possible exposure is there and they will be closed until staff can get tested and produce negative results.

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Posted by Sauced on Monday, July 6, 2020

Bud’s Rockin’ Country Bar & Grill and KC’s Marina Pointe closed at 2 p.m. on Monday due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19. They say the employee has been in quarantine since.

Bud’s and KC’s Marina will be reopening on Wednesday with normal hours.

They say employees will follow the CDC and Vanderburgh County Health Department’s guidelines and both facilities will receive a professional anti-virus cleaning treatment.

We are told they will be implementing extra sanitary operations during the hours they are open.

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