County health department warns of COVID-19 exposure at Henrietta restaurant

Updated: August 08, 2020 07:29 AM
Created: August 07, 2020 06:50 PM

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Department of Public Health says it was notified of a positive COVID-19 exposure that is believed to be connected to the Tokyo Japanese Restaurant.

The exposure happened at the restaurant at 1000 Hylan Dr. between 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, Monroe County Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza said.  There was "an unknown number of occupants at the establishment" during that time.


Health officials recommend anyone who was at the restaurant at any time on Aug. 1 and is experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms be tested and self-quarantine for 14 days from the onset of symptoms and contact their doctor.

Symptoms include fever, chills, shortness of breath, cough, fatigue, loss of taste or smell, muscle or body aches, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose and nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.

The health department is asking anyone who was at the Tokyo Japanese Restaurant on Aug. 1 but is not experiencing symptoms to call 585-753-5555 to discuss their risk and coordinate possible testing.

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