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Fulton County Public Health issues COVID alert for Gloversville Walmart over six dates, most recent Saturday

A May drive-thru testing site in the Gloversville Walmart parking lot
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A May drive-thru testing site in the Gloversville Walmart parking lot

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GLOVERSVILLE – The Fulton County Public Health Department Wednesday issued an alert over multiple potential COVID-19 exposures linked  to the Gloversville Walmart.

The potential exposures span six dates from July 17 to July 25, all at the Walmart Supercenter, 329 S. Kingsboro Ave. Ext.

The health department provided dates and time durations, but no further information.

“If you have been affected  by any of the exposures below, the Fulton County Health Department says you should monitor yourself for symptoms up to 14 days after the time of exposure,” a release read.

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The full list of dates and times:

  • Friday, July 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 18 from 8 a.m. to noon
  • Tuesday, July 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, July 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

The release also noted the symptoms of COVID-19, including fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or a runny nose, nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea. Many also experience no symptoms.

If symptoms occur, residents should contact their primary care provider for further guidance.

“Individuals that practiced social distancing, wore a mask, don’t touch their face and watch their hands are scientifically proven to be less likely to develop COVID 19,” the release concluded.

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