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Weekend Parties Spreads COVID in Allegany County

October 9th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Health Department reports that individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 who were in attendance at large private parties for teenagers held Saturday, October 3 in Allegany County.  


People who attended these events are encouraged to watch for symptoms of COVID-19.  Symptoms may include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.  


If individuals who attended these events begin experiencing symptoms, the health department recommends that they be tested for COVID-19.  Free testing is available for Allegany County children ages 18 and under at the Allegany County Fairgrounds Monday through Friday 9 am to 12 noon.  Testing is also available at local urgent care clinics and select primary care providers.