Backwater Jacks Responds To Positive COVID Case From Holiday Weekend

All News Sunday, May 31st, 2020

Backwater Jacks in Osage Beach. Photo Courtesy of BWJ.

Backwater Jack’s owner Gary Prewitt is responding to the announcement of a COVID 19 case following the “Zero Ducks Given” party on Memorial Day weekend.

On Friday, Camden County Health Officials announced that a Boone County individual tested positive for Covid 19 and had visited Backwater Jacks, Buffalo Wild Wings and Shady Gators over the holiday weekend.


Here are the details on the COVID Case:

Camden County Health Department has been notified of a Boone County resident who has tested positive for Covid-19 after being in the Lake area on May 23 & 24. The case arrived here on Saturday and developed illness on Sunday, so was likely incubating illness and possibly infectious at the time of the visit. Due to the need to inform mass numbers of unknown people, we are publicly releasing the following timeline, which was provided by the case. Investigation is in progress by Boone County Health Department, with Lake Area Health Departments assisting with local contacts. There have been no cases reported in Camden County residents this week.

Saturday May 23

Backwater Jacks ~1-5pm
Shady Gators and Lazy Gators Pool 5:40pm-9pm
Backwater Jacks 940pm-10pm

Sunday May 24

Buffalo Wild Wings 1pm-2pm
Shady Gators ~2:30pm until~6:30-7pm
Taxi from Shady Gators to private residence around 7pm

The public who may have been in these places is asked to please monitor for symptoms


Here is Prewitt’s official response.

All News Sunday, May 31st, 2020

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