Syracuse, NY – A waiter at Angry Garlic restaurant in Baldwinsville who tested positive for Covid-19 may have exposed clients to the virus, according to the Onondaga County Health Department.
The waiter worked from 3:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 25 and from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 26 at the restaurant at 29 Oswego Street. The waiter wore a mask.
Health Ministry investigators are in the process of identifying all of the individual’s close contacts and briefing them.
Members of the public who have visited Angry Garlic during the periods mentioned may have been exposed and should watch themselves for Symptoms of covid19 for 14 days from that date. If symptoms appear, stay home and call your doctor for further advice. If you are elderly, have underlying health conditions, or are immunocompromised, call your doctor promptly, even if your illness is mild. In an emergency, call 911. Testing is also widely available, and anyone can get tested for COVID-19 by visiting one of the clinics listed at covid19.ongov.net.
The department said people should continue to cover their faces in public when social distancing (staying 6 feet from each other) is not possible, especially on public transport, in stores , on crowded sidewalks, or when working or in direct contact with the public. He also advised the public to wash their hands often, cover coughs and sneezes, and disinfect surfaces frequently.
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