The Otsego County Department of  Health has learned of a potential exposure  to coronavirus at a public venue.  OCDOH is now seeking to identify and notify all individuals who attended a livestock auction at Unadilla Livestock, 38 Maple Avenue, Unadilla, NY on Saturday May 16, 2020.

An individual (who lives in another county) attended the auction from 1:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and has since been confirmed to have COVID-19.

The individual was not wearing a mask.

If you attended the auction during that time frame, the OCDOH is asking you to please self-monitor for symptoms.  Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, sore throat, and shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting and a sudden loss of taste and/or smell. You should monitor for symptoms until May 30, 2020.  If you develop symptoms contact your primary care provider, the COVID-19 Hotline at 607-547-5555 or the OCDOH at 607-547-4316 to get tested.

If you know someone who attended the auction who may not see this media release (such as a member of the Amish community) please let them know to self-monitor for illness.

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