MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services has confirmed that a Resorts World Catskills employee tested positive for COVID-19. There is currently no indication that the employee …
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services has confirmed that a Resorts World Catskills employee tested positive for COVID-19. There is currently no indication that the employee contracted the virus at the casino or impacted anyone else.
Public Health Services has determined that this individual was working in the resort’s casino, located at 888 Resorts World Drive in Monticello, during the following dates and times:
If someone thinks they have been exposed and develops symptoms, they should self-quarantine for 14 days and call their healthcare provider, or call Sullivan County Public Health Services at 845/292-5910.
The virus that causes COVID-19 most commonly spreads between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet, or 2 arm-lengths). It spreads through respiratory droplets or small particles, such as those in aerosols, produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, sings, talks, or breathes. These particles can be inhaled into the nose, mouth, airways, and lungs and cause infection. This is thought to be the main way the virus spreads.
For an updated list of testing locations, visit www.sullivanny.us.
The following parameters and protocols are based upon recommended preventive measures issued from the public health community. Follow these CDC guidelines to protect yourself and others:
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Possible symptoms of COVID-19 include one or more of the following:
If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:
For more information on coronavirus, go to https://sullivanny.us/departments/publichealth/coronavirus or https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home.