Late this evening, the Cortland County Health Department confirmed four more local businesses with potential COVID-19 exposure to the public.
The following dates/times have been listed as possible infection periods:
Applebee’s, 856 NY-13, Cortland, NY (patron)
- Tuesday, October 6: 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm
New York Bagel, 33 Main St, Cortland, NY (employee)
- Thursday, October 1: 11:00 am to 3:00pm
- Saturday, October 3: 8:00 am to 2:00pm
- Sunday, October 4: 10:00 am to 4:00pm
Vine Health and Fitness, 20 N. Main St, Cortland, NY (employee)
- Monday, October 5: 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
- Tuesday, October 6: 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Dark Horse Tavern, 96 Main Street, Cortland, NY (employee)
- Thursday, October 1: 7:00 pm to 2:00 am
That makes a total of 16 businesses reported in just over a week, starting 9/29 —
(see stories on previous reports from 9/29, 10/5, 10/7, and 10/7).
Anyone who may have been exposed at the locations listed should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 until at least two weeks after the date of potential exposure.
Signs of the virus include: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and/or diarrhea.
If symptoms develop, stay home and call your doctor for further guidance about testing, unless you are elderly, have underlying medical conditions, or are immunocompromised.
In these cases, call your doctor early even if your illness is mild. In an emergency call 911.