Possible COVID exposure reported
JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville tailor shop is the latest possible COVID exposure.
The Fulton County Health Department is alerting residents of a potential COVID-19 exposure at Ralph’s Tailor Shop, 110 S. Main St, on the following three dates: Wednesday, Jan. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The quarantine end date is Jan. 23.
Also, exposure on Thursday, Jan. 14 from a.m. to 4 p.m. The quarantine end date is Jan. 24. Also, exposure on Friday, Jan. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The quarantine end date is Jan. 25.
A department news release stated 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 include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or a runny nose, nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea.
If symptoms occur, contact your primary care provider for further guidance on testing. If you are a high-risk individual, contact your doctor even if symptoms are mild.
Testing sites can also be located by going to https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you
Many individuals also exhibit no symptoms.
The release said 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.
Contact your primary care provider for further guidance. Fulton County Public Health Department is handling a high volume of calls at this time.