St. Lawrence County Public Health warns public of possible COVID-19 exposure at Madrid restaurant
St. Lawrence County Public Health says patrons who visited Madrid Hometown Cafe, 3746 cr 14, on Oct. 10 between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. have a potential risk of exposure to COVID-19.
If you believe you were present at the shop during those times it is recommended that you be tested for COVID-19 and monitor how you feel.Monitor your temperature twice a day for 14 days, said Public Health.
The agency also advises those who think they may have been exposed to call a healthcare provider for further guidance if they develop the following symptoms: fever, 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 diarrhea.
Tell your provider that you may have been exposed to COVID-19, said Public Health
Testing is available through local hospital systems:
• St. Lawrence Health System, 315-261-6240
• Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, 315-713-6655
• Clifton Fine Hospital, 315-848-8049
• Community Health Center of the North Country (Canton), 315-379-8132.
It is important to wear a mask when in public, at work, or any time you are with others not part of your own household, Public Health said.
The public is also advised to practice safe distancing and wash their hands.
Monitor yourself—be aware of how you feel and stay home if you are sick and stay local, Public Health said.
For more information, call the St Lawrence County Public Health Department at 315-386-2325.