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Health officials warn of possible Covid exposure at Oswego barbershop

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The Oswego County Health Department today issued a warning about potential exposure to the coronavirus at an Oswego barbershop. Health officials confirmed a positive case of Covid-19 at the location, said Jiancheng Huang, Oswego County public health director.

Anyone who visited Good Guys Barber Shop, 195 W. First St., Oswego between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Dec. 17 may have been exposed to the virus, health officials said.

People who visited the shop during that time should monitor themselves for symptoms of Covid-19 for 14 days, Huang said.

Symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, chills, repeated shaking with chills, gastrointestinal illness and new loss of taste or smell, Huang said. People experiencing those symptoms should call their health care provider from home. They should not go to emergency departments unless they are experiencing life-threatening symptoms, he said.

More information on possible public exposures is posted on the county’s Covid-19 page.

Oswego County has confirmed at total of 3,010 cases of coronavirus, including 62 new cases reported today. There have been 22 deaths in the county.

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