The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that an employee at Gemelli’s Pizzeria located at 4543 West Seneca Turnpike in Syracuse has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee worked Wednesday, October 7 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm and Thursday, October 8 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
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