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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 to identify close contacts and announce potential public exposure to the virus.

Anyone who visited the American Legion Post 1128, 8 Vida Dive, Williamstown, during the following dates and times may have been exposed to COVID-19: Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 2 and 10:30 p.m.; and Friday, Nov. 13, from 3 and 5 p.m.

Oswego County Public Health Director Jiancheng Huang said anyone who visited the post during these time periods should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days. Symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, new loss of taste and smell, and gastrointestinal illness.

Huang said that people experiencing COVID symptoms should call their health care provider from home. People should not go to emergency departments unless they are experiencing life-threatening symptoms.

For 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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