Clay County Health Department warns of possible large COVID-19 spreader event during Christmas Eve

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CLAY COUNTY, Ill. (WEHT) – A health department in Southern Illinois is warning people who received a Christmas Eve meal from a certain church to get tested for COVID-19. The Clay County Health Department said it received word of a potential COVID exposure from someone working at the First Christian Church in Flora.

The church served a large number of meals Christmas Eve. The health department said due to the large number of people how may have been exposed, it is extending hours at its testing facilities.

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(This story was originally published on January 1, 2021)


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