The Seneca County Health Department is alerting the public of potential COVID-19 Exposure. An individual who works at the Ginny Lee Café at Wagner Vineyards 9322 Stsate Route 414, Lodi, New York has tested positive for COVID-19 during the time when they had the potential to infect others.
The potential exposure occurred at the café on Friday, November 6, 2020 between the hours of 10:30 am and 3:30 pm. It is recommended that anyone who was at the Ginny Lee Café between these hours on November, 6 monitor your self for any symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, headache, sorethroat and a new loss of sense of taste or smell for 14 days. If you experience any of these you should contact your primary care physician and be tested.
The individual who tested positive is in isolation. Public health staff are currently conducting contact tracing for this case.
Although the risk of exposure in this case is low, the potential for contracting COVID-19 is still present. “As we see an increase in the cases of COVID-19 in our community and the region, it is imperative that everyone make every effort to stop the spread of this disease, stated Vickie Swinehart, Director of Public Health.
- Everyone can take the following steps to stop the spread of COVID-19:
- Refrain from non-essential travel
- Keep 6 feet of distance between yourself and others when in public
- Wear a mask at all times in public spaces, especially when 6 feet of distance cannot be maintained.
- Wash your hands well and often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Avoid close and continued contact with other people not in your household
- Cover coughs and sneezes
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
These preventive measures are especially important now as we approach the holiday season and families wish to gather and celebrate. We must all continue to work together to slow the spread of this virus.