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Possible COVID-19 exposure

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Health Department is alerting residents of a potential recent COVID-19 exposure on a Gloversville Transit System city bus.

A department news release indicated COVID exposure may have been on the following dates:

∫ Tuesday, April 6, between 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. The quarantine end date is April 16.

∫ Wednesday, April 7, between 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. The quarantine end date is April 17.

∫ Thursday, April 8, between 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. The quarantine end date is April 18.

∫ Friday, April 9, between 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. The quarantine end date is April 19.

If you have been affected by the exposure, monitor yourself for symptoms up to 10 days after the time of exposure, the release said.

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. 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 public is asked to contact your primary care provider for further guidance. Fulton County Public Health Department is handling a high volume of calls at this time.

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