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Health Department Warns of COVID-19 Outbreak at Southern Illinois Camp

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Several southern Illinois COVID-19 cases are being traced back to a camp in Perry County.

The Wabash County Health Department announced over the weekend multiple cases of coronavirus could be traced back to Lake Sallateeska Baptist Camp near Pinckneyville, specifically from July 10th through the 16th.

The Health Department says numerous cases of COVID-19 were reported there, and leaders are urging anyone who may have been exposed - or who are showing symptoms - to get tested.

Testing is available at multiple locations - you can call your local health department or healthcare provider for more information.

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