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Health officials call for Lake of the Ozarks partiers to self-quarantine

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Health officials from Kansas City and St. Louis are calling on people who participated in large Memorial Day weekend parties at Lake of the Ozarks to self-quarantine.

Videos of parties at Lake of the Ozarks, showing people squeezed closely together amid the coronavirus pandemic, made the national news.

"This reckless behavior endangers countless people and risks setting us back substantially from the progress we have made in slowing the spread of COVID-19," said Dr. Sam Page, St. Louis County's executive, in a statement.

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