Potential COVID-19 exposure announced at businesses in Massena & Ogdensburg

Potential COVID-19 exposure announced at businesses in Massena & Ogdensburg
COVID-19 (Source: MGN Online)

CANTON, N.Y. (WWNY) - St. Lawrence County Public Health has issued notices of potential COVID-19 exposure at two businesses, one in Ogdensburg, the other in Massena.

Officials say anyone who was at Softails Saloon on East Orvis Street in Massena from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday, October 31 may be at risk.

The same goes for patrons of Smuggler’s Café on River Street in Ogdensburg from 5:50 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 5.

Officials say anyone who was at either of the businesses during those times should be tested for COVID-19 and closely monitor how they feel, including taking their temperature twice a day for 14 days.

People who develop symptoms should call their health care providers for guidance and tell them they may have been exposed to the virus.

Symptoms 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 diarrhea.

Testing is available through St. Lawrence Health System, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Clifton-Fine Hospital, and the Community Health Center of the North Country in Canton.

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