ROCK HILL – Sullivan County Public Health Services has confirmed that a Rock Hill Dollar General employee tested positive for COVID-19 and may have exposed others while working.
Public Health Services is advising anyone who was at the Dollar General at 37 Glen Wild Road in Rock Hill on the following dates that they may have been exposed to coronavirus:
- November 15
- November 16
- November 17
- November 18
“Both employees and customers may have been exposed to COVID-19,” said Public Health Director Nancy McGraw. “If someone thinks they have been exposed and develops symptoms, they should self-quarantine for 14 days and call their healthcare provider, or call Sullivan County Public Health Services at 845-292-5910.”
Contact investigations are ongoing; anyone who tests positive will go into mandatory isolation, and as close contacts are identified, they are encouraged to seek a test and ordered into mandatory quarantine. For an updated list of testing locations, visit www.sullivanny.us.
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Possible symptoms of COVID-19 include one or more of the following:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
For more information on coronavirus, go to https://sullivanny.us/departments/publichealth/coronavirus or https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home.