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Possible COVID exposure

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Health Department is alerting residents of a potential COVID-19 exposure at Aldi’s, 266 N Comrie Ave, Johnstown.

A department release said the potential exposure at the grocery store was on the following dates:

∫ Wednesday, April 7, between 6 a.m. — 2 p.m. The quarantine end date is April 17.

∫ Thursday, April 8, between 6 a.m. — 2 p.m. The quarantine end date is April 18.

∫ Friday, April 9, between 6 a.m. — 2 p.m. The quarantine end date is April 19.

∫ Saturday, April 10, between 6 a.m. — 2 p.m. The quarantine end date is April 20.

The release says if you have been affected by the COVID exposure, monitor yourself for symptoms up to 10 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.

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. Remember; please 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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