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STERLING — The Whiteside County Health Department is working with the Boulevard Pub and Grill in Sterling, after a symptomatic individual, who later tested positive for COVID-19, visited an outdoor event while infectious, health officials said in a Saturday press release.
The only known exposure occurred at the outdoor event on Saturday, Aug. 29 between 7 and 10:30 p.m.
“Individuals who visit or visited other times are not at risk due to this exposure,” the release said. “The Whiteside County Health Department commends the Boulevard Pub and Grill on using their outdoor space, encouraging masking and physical distancing to reduce the risk to their patrons, distribution of hand sanitizer, and other protective measures that were in place. Unfortunately, these efforts cannot