LCDOH alerts residents of potential exposure
MOUNT MORRIS — The Livingston County Department of Health (LCDOH) reported two new positive cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County as of Thursday morning, which brings the total number of positive cases to seven.
According to Jennifer Rodriguez, Livingston County Public Health Director, the first individual is a female in her 30s who resides in Geneseo and was tested at her medical provider’s office. She is currently in a private residence under mandatory quarantine. Two household members related to this case are also under mandatory quarantine.
The second individual is a male in his 20s who resides in Geneseo and was tested at his medical provider’s office. He is currently in a private residence under mandatory quarantine. One household member related to this case is also under mandatory quarantine.
In accordance with state and federal medical privacy laws, additional information about these individual will not be provided. LCDOH was notified of these positive cases Thursday morning.
Rodriguez stated that LCDOH will immediately begin outreach to identify close contacts and potential exposure areas per prescribed New York State regulations.
As related to the above cases, LCDOH reports that anyone who visited the following locations in Livingston County may have been exposed to COVID-19:
Location: The Idle Hour, 5 Center Street, Geneseo
Potential Exposure: Saturday, March 14, between 9–10:30 p.m.
Location: Wegmans, 4287 Genesee Valley Plaza Road, Geneseo
Potential Exposure: Sunday, March 15, between 10–11 a.m.
Immediately contact LCDOH at 585-243-7270 only if you were at The Idle Hour or Wegmans at these times AND if you are showing symptoms or have questions. LCDOH is open Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in addition to its normal weekday hours.
Rodriguez said, “As we continue to see community spread of COVID-19 in Livingston County, we strongly encourage all residents to practice social distancing and stay home whenever possible to slow the spread.”
The updated numbers of positive and negative COVID-19 test results for Livingston County are:
Positive Test results: 7
Negative Test results: 72
LCDOH will continue to update these numbers daily on the County’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage at https://www.livingstoncounty.us/1207/COVID-19.
If you have a fever, cough or trouble breathing, please call your health care provider for an assessment of your symptoms. If you feel as though you may have had exposure to COVID-19, call LCDOH at 585-243-7290.