CC DOH: Did you attend this funeral?

HUDSON—Anyone who attended a funeral at the Sacco Funeral Home, 700 Town Hall Drive off Healy Boulevard in Greenport, Monday, November 9, should monitor their health for symptoms of the Covid-19 virus.

A person who attended the funeral has since tested positive for the virus, Columbia County Department of Health (DOH) Director Jack Mabb said in a press release November 12.

“The funeral home has indicated that all individuals who attended wore masks and social distancing was encouraged. Because of this, the Health Department considers the risk to the more than 100 attended to be low, nonetheless, the risk remains,” Director Mabb said.

Symptoms of a Covid-19 infection include fever, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, sore throat, chills, new loss of taste or smell, or extreme headache. The DOH can be reached at 518-828-3358.

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