Potential COVID-19 exposure event at Potsdam Ponderosa, health officials say

Notice of Potential COVID-19 Exposure

Where: Potsdam Ponderosa, 185 Market Street, Potsdam, NY
Date: Friday, October 30th 2020
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Individuals who visited Potsdam Ponderosa at the above location during the day and time listed have a potential risk of exposure to COVID-19.

If you believe you were present at this location on Friday, October 30 th between 5pm – 6pm it is recommended that you be tested for COVID-19 and monitor how you feel. Please monitor your temperature twice a day for 14 days. 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 and may be scheduled through local hospitals and health centers:

 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; practice safe distancing; and wash your hands. Monitor yourself— be aware of how you feel. Stay home if you are sick and stay local.

If you have questions, please call the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department at 315-386-2325.