Canton church worshippers may have been exposed to coronavirus

Canton church worshippers may have been exposed to coronavirus
Church services, COVID-19 (Source: MGN)

CANTON, N.Y. (WWNY) - If you worshipped at Calvary Baptist Church of Canton recently, you may have been exposed to COVID-19.

St. Lawrence County Public Health Department recommends people be tested for the coronavirus if they attended services at the East Main Street church on Sunday, November 1 between 11 a.m. and noon.

Officials urge people who were at the church on that date and time to be tested and monitor their temperature twice a day for 14 days.

They ask that you call your healthcare provider for further guidance if you develop the following symptoms: fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscles 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.

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

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