The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that an individual on a hayride at Tim’s Pumpkin Patch at 2901 Rose Hill Road in Marietta has tested positive for COVID-19. The hayride took place on Saturday, September 26 from 4:45 to 5:00 pm. Members of the public who were on the hayride during that timeframe may have been exposed. The individual was wearing a mask, but riders were seated close together, raising the risk of exposure.
Health Department investigators are in the process of identifying all close contacts of the individual and notifying them. Those who may have been exposed should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days from the date of potential exposure. If symptoms do develop, stay home and call your doctor for further guidance. If you are elderly, have underlying medical conditions, or are immunocompromised, call your doctor early even if your illness is mild. In an emergency call 911.
Information and guidance related to COVID-19 changes daily, stay up to date by visiting these websites:
• Onondaga County: covid19.ongov.net
• New York State Department of Health: coronavirus.health.ny.gov
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html