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Potential COVID-19 exposure at BRU 64

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Another potential exposure location was reported yesterday in Cortland County, this time at BRU 64 on Main Street in the city.

The Cortland County Health Department says a customer – who was wearing a mask – later tested positive for the virus and that anyone who visited Bru 64 on Thursday (July 9) between 5:15-6:30 pm should monitor themselves for symptoms through July 24.

That announcement comes just one day after officials confirmed another potential exposure at the Lowe’s on Route 13 in Cortland, which reportedly occurred two weeks ago on June 28-29.

Two additional positives were reported yesterday with now 8 active cases out of a total of 59 to-date in Cortland County.

Sixty others continue to be monitored by county health officials.


More from the Cortland County Health Department:

Anyone who may have been exposed at the location listed should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 through at least July 24, including one or more of the following:

  • 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
  • diarrhea

If symptoms do develop, stay home and call your doctor for further guidance about testing, unless you are elderly, have underlying medical conditions, or are immunocompromised. In those cases, you should call your doctor early even if your illness is mild.

In an emergency call 911.

It is important that residents remain diligent and continue to do their part to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Please continue to protect yourself and others by wearing a face covering when you are out in public, maintain social distancing, wash your hands and stay home when ill.

These guidelines are for all of our protection to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

For more information, please visit https://www.cortland-co.org/432/Health-Department or call the Cortland County Health Department @ 607-758-5526.

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