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State Health Department: employees at two Sioux Falls Walmart stores worked while potentially contagious

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State Health officials say two separate employees at two different Walmart locations in Sioux Falls have tested positive for COVID-19. They both reported working while able to transmit the virus to others.

An employee in the electronics department at the Walmart on Arrowhead Parkway in Sioux Falls reported working April 4 through April 7 while able to transmit the virus. The employee worked during these times:

Saturday, April 4 – 10 am-5 pm
Sunday, April 5 – 4 pm-10 pm
Monday, April 6 – 5 pm-10 pm
Tuesday, April 7 – 5 pm-10 pm

A separate individual and employee who works as a cashier at the Walmart on S. Minnesota Ave in Sioux Falls reported working April 4 and April 5 while able to transmit the virus. The employee worked during these times:

Saturday, April 4 – 10 am-7 pm
Sunday, April 5 – 10 am-7 pm

Due to the risk of exposure, customers who visited these Walmart locations during the specified dates should monitor for symptoms for 14 days after the date they visited. A CDC screening tool is available at COVID.SD.GOV, which can help recommend when to call your medical provider if you develop symptoms.