Saratoga County health officials on Wednesday warned residents about recent instances of potential exposure to COVID-19 from employees at a McDonald’s in Halfmoon and an Uncommon Grounds in Clifton Park.
A public health update issued by the county characterized the potential exposure as “low risk” but warned people who may have come in contact with the employees to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of infection.
An employee at the McDonald’s at 1517 Crescent Vischer Ferry Road in Halfmoon tested positive, and health officials advised people who visited the restaurant on Friday between 5 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. to monitor themselves for symptoms.
An employee at the Uncommon Grounds at 9 Clifton Country Road in Clifton Park also tested positive. That employee worked Aug. 19 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aug. 20 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Both of the employees had been wearing masks throughout their shifts, according to health officials.