Potential exposure to coronavirus at several local stores

Oneida County Health Department has released more sites where residents could have potentially been exposed to coronavirus, and advise people to monitor for symptoms for two weeks.

Posted: May 14, 2020 3:27 PM
Updated: May 14, 2020 4:38 PM

Oneida County Health Department has released more sites where residents could have potentially been exposed to coronavirus, and advise people to monitor for symptoms for two weeks.

If symptoms appear, people should contact their primary care doctor.

Oneida County Director of Public Health Phyllis Ellis says the risk was low in all cases, as the infected individuals were wearing masks while in public.

Walmart, 5815 Rome-Taberg Road in Rome

  • May 5 from 7 – 8 p.m.
  • Monitor for symptoms through May 19

Georgio’s Village Café, 62 Genesee St. in New Hartford

  • May 6 between 5:14 and 5:30 p.m.
  • Monitor for symptoms through May 20

Tops, 217 Erie Blvd. in Rome

  • May 9 between 4 and 5:30 p.m.
  • Monitor for symptoms through May 23

Price Chopper, 1917 Genesee St. in Utica

  • May 6 between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.
  • Monitor for symptoms through May 20

Price Chopper, 4535 Commercial Dr. in New Hartford

  • May 9 between 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
  • Monitor for symptoms through May 23

The health department has also released a correction to a previously reported potential exposure on May 8. A positive person was actually at the following locations on May 7:

  • Price Chopper, 1790 Black River Boulevard in Rome, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Walmart, 5815 Rome-Taberg Road in Rome between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
  • Cliff’s Local Market, 2007 N. James St. in Rome between 12 p.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    • Monitor for symptoms through May 21

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