March 24, 2020
From The Steuben County Public Health Nurse:
The Steuben County Public Health Department confirms it has received notification this afternoon that two more Steuben County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to eight cases. One individual is a resident of the Town of Jasper and the other is a resident of the City of Hornell.
The individuals are currently being isolated and monitored by the County Health Department. Public Health staff is investigating and identifying close contacts of the confirmed cases and any exposure risks. The individuals reported visiting the following locations while symptomatic, and all those known to have direct contact with the individuals are being notified:
• 3/20/20 – State Office Building in Hornell
• 3/22/20 – Aldi Grocery Store in Hornell
• 3/24/20 – Southern Tier Fabricators in Bath
Residents who have visited the above locations on the days noted should monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath and contact their healthcare provider for instructions if they are unable to manage symptoms at home.
Public Health officials and County management urge residents to stay home and stay safe to limit further spread of COVID-19 in the community.
For the latest Steuben County updates, visit Steuben County’s website at www.steubencony.org or social media pages: www.facebook.com/SCNYPublicHealth and www.instagram.com/SteubenPublicHealth.