COVID cases linked to multi-church event in Washington County

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FILE – Health officials test new coronavirus samples. (NEXSTAR)

LAKE GEORGE, NY (NEWS10) – Three local health departments are asking parishioners who attended a multi-church event between Saturday July 10 and Saturday July 17 to get tested for COVID-19 after more than a dozen cases have been reported in people who attended the event as of Tuesday.

The weeklong event took place in a Washington County tent, in a field off Burgoyne Avenue in the town of Kingsbury.

“Contact tracers and public health administrators from the three counties worked collaboratively this week as it became apparent that this event was a common denominator in a growing number of COVID-19 cases,” the county said. Warren.

Public health officials in Saratoga, Warren and Washington County are asking people who attended the event to monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19, self-isolate and get tested before going attend any gathering or other event.

Residents who have questions about this notice should call their local health departments:

  • Saratoga County Public Health: (518) 885-2276
  • Warren County Public Health: (518) 761-6580
  • Washington County Public Health: (518) 746-2400

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