COVID-19 exposure at Gloversville church

GLOVERSVILLE — COVID-19 exposure may have hit a city Roman Catholic church last weekend during services.

The Fulton County Public Health Department on Friday issued a news release alerting local residents of a potential COVID-19 exposure at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 153 S. Main St. The exposure was from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Nov. 15. The quarantine date is Nov. 30.

Authorities said that if you have been affected by the exposure, monitor yourself for symptoms up to 14 days after the time of exposure.

Symptoms of COVID-19 in individuals are: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle body aches, headaches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

The release said that if any symptoms occur, contact your primary care provider for guidance on testing. If you are a high-risk individual, contact your doctor even if symptoms are mild. Testing sites can be located online at: http//coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you. Many persons exhibit no COVID symptoms.

Individuals that practiced social distancing, wore a mask, didn’t touch their face, and washed their hands are scientifically proven to be less likely to develop COVID-19.

The release reminded people to contact their primary care provider, as the Fulton County Public Health Department is handling a high number of calls at this time.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)


Starting at $4.75/week.

Subscribe Today