For the third day in a row the Eau Claire City-County Health Department is reporting possible contact risks in Eau Claire, again involving bars on Water St. Today's report is another contact possibility at The Pickle (at a different time) and a potential risk of exposure at Brother's. Anyone who was attending these businesses during the listed hours and are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should contact their health provider. Both business owners are cooperating with authorities on these potential exposures.

(NEW) Times and places of potential exposure include:

• The Pickle on June 18th 10:00 PM-11:30 PM

• Brothers on June 18th 11:30 PM -2:00 AM

If you visited either establishment during these times and are experiencing symptoms, please call your health care provider to get tested for COVID-19 out of an abundance of caution. *COVID-19 symptoms include cough, fever, sore throat, headache, body or muscle aches, chills, fatigue, vomiting, or new loss of taste or smell. For an entire up-to-date list of potential exposures visit:

 Borthers provided a statement on the precautions they are taking:

Brothers continues to implement all necessary CDC guidelines as well as additional measures such as taking temperature checks and health screening of every employee daily. All our staff is masked, hand sanitizers available to our guests, we use throw away beverage menus and offer disposable drinkware upon request. We limit our occupancy to encourage social distancing, and clean and disinfect our premises continuously before, after and throughout our open hours. We take this pandemic seriously.

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