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Potential COVID exposure at Lowe’s in Cortland

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The Cortland County Health Department has confirmed one location of potential COVID-19 exposure from an employee at the Lowe’s Home Improvement store on Route 13 in Cortland.

Members of the public who shopped at the store on Sunday, June 28 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm or Monday, June 29 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm may have been exposed and should continue to monitor themselves for symptoms through July 13.

Officials say the Lowe’s worker was wearing a mask during both shifts.

Symptoms for COVID-19 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
  • diarrhea

If symptoms do develop, stay home and call your doctor for further guidance about testing.

If you are elderly, have underlying medical conditions, or are immunocompromised, call your doctor early even if your illness is mild. In an emergency call 911.

For more information, please visit the Cortland County Health Department website or call them @ 607-758-5526.

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