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The spikes that adorn the outer surface of the coronavirus, which impart the look of a corona, when viewed through an electron microscope. CDC photo

OSWEGO — The Oswego County Health Department is investigating a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Price Chopper, 137 Route 104.

Anyone who visited the store on Sunday, Nov. 15, from 6 a.m. and noon may have been exposed to the virus and should monitor themselves for symptoms of the disease for 14 days.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, chills, repeated shaking with chills, gastrointestinal illness and new loss of taste or smell.

Oswego County Public Health Director Jiancheng Huang said people experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should call their healthcare provider from home. People should not go to emergency departments unless they are experiencing life-threatening symptoms.

For more information on COVID-19 testing, visit health.oswegocounty.com/covid-19 or call the Oswego County COVID-19 hotline at 315-349-3330 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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