BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York state will be showcasing fliers at nursing homes and long-term care facilities, warning people who are sick to not visit them due to coronavirus concerns.
Visitors to nursing homes and long-term care facilities will start to see these flyers at entrances.— Mark Poloncarz (@markpoloncarz) March 10, 2020
Infections like #flu and #COVID19 are especially dangerous to nursing home residents. If you are sick, don't visit.
Learn more here:https://t.co/wZWeqgCN6u pic.twitter.com/6awMaWXoOd
The fliers say if you have one of the following illnesses, you should not enter any of the facilities
- Shortness of breath
- Nasal congestion
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
As of Tuesday morning, there are 142 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York state; none in Western New York.