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Oneida County Health Department makes change in policy of naming businesses

Early on, department named two businesses but 18 had been visited


July 10, 2020 by Richard Moore

The Oneida County Health Department has made a change in the way it names businesses and locations where people might have come into close contact with the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the county’s health officer said this past week.

Earlier in the pandemic, the health department began to name certain businesses visited by people who had tested positive for COVID-19 if the department concluded the visit posed a risk of significant exposure to others, which it defined as co...

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