COVID-19 Outbreak Identified at Algonquin Restaurant “Eat at Syrup” on Bunker Hill Rd

The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) has identified a COVID-19 outbreak at Eat at Syrup, 2555 Bunker Hill Road in Algonquin. The outbreak is under investigation, and the number of cases linked to the business are initially unknown.

The restaurant is fully cooperating with MCDH, and has voluntarily closed.

According to the McHenry County Health Department, anyone who has worked at or visited the restaurant or is a close contact of someone who has worked at or visited this the restaurant between Nov. 1 and Nov. 12 and has any COVID-19 like symptoms, is encouraged to get tested.

A close contact is anyone who was within 6 feet of a person known to have COVID-19 for an accumulation of at least 15 minutes.
Symptoms of COVID-19 may include:

• Fever or chills
• Cough
• Shortness of breath
• Muscle or body aches
• Headache
• New loss of taste or smell
• Runny nose
• Nausea or vomiting
• Diarrhea
• Difficulty with breathing
• Pain or pressure in the chest
• Confusion
• Inability to stay awake
• Bluish lips or face

Individuals who experience trouble breathing, pain or pressure in the chest, confusion, inability to stay awake or bluish lips or face should seek immediate emergency medical care.

To find a testing location, please visit https://bit.ly/MCDHCovidTesting1 or call the MCDH COVID-19 Call Center at (815) 334-4045, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

See also …

www.mchenrycountyil.gov/county-government/departments-a-i/health-department

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