LIBERTY – Sullivan County Public Health Services has confirmed that a patron at the Liberty Diner tested positive for COVID-19 and may have exposed others while visiting during their infectious period.
Public Health Services is advising anyone who was at the diner at 30 Sullivan Avenue in Liberty, during the following dates and times that they may have been exposed to coronavirus:
- November 21 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
- November 22 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
- November 23 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
- November 24 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
- November 25 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
“The restaurant has been and is following appropriate coronavirus protocols, including frequent sanitizing, distancing of tables, dividers between tables, and mask-wearing of staff as well as customers when entering and leaving the diner. However, due to the need to remove masks to consume food, it is possible that others may have been exposed,” 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.
For more information on coronavirus, go to https://sullivanny.us/departments/publichealth/coronavirus or https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home.