Possible COVID-19 exposure at Auburn Walmart

Coronavirus

AUBURN, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Cayuga County Health Department is alerting the public of a potential exposure to COVID-19 at Walmart in Auburn.

An employee who works in and around the electronics department at the Walmart located at 297 Grant Avenue in Auburn has recently tested positive for coronavirus.

Anyone who shopped at this location on Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 1 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to the flu and include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Anyone who experiences symptoms should contact their doctor for further guidance on testing. Those who are at high-risk should contact their doctor, even if symptoms are mild.


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