PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (CBS) – A New Hampshire restaurant is warning customers they may have been exposed to coronavirus by a person confirmed to have the virus. Jumpin’ Jay’s Fish Café in Portsmouth is closed due to COVID-19 exposure among their staff. They say their entire team is quarantined and being tested.
Now health officials say any customers who sat at the bar between September 30th and October 4th during these hours should contact the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services for further guidance. Their number is (603) 271-4496.
• Wednesday September 30, 2020 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
• Thursday October 1, 2020 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
• Friday, October 2, 2020, from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
• Saturday, October 3, 2020, from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
• Sunday, October 4, 2020, from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
A sign on the restaurant’s door said, “We are happy to report that our staff is doing well and is currently self-quarantining in accordance to CDC guidelines. The safety of our staff and our guests is of the utmost importance.”
Dr. Deborah Birx of the White House Coronavirus Task Force is also encouraging people to help prevent the spread as they gather indoors with the holidays approaching.
She spoke Monday at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. “Continue to follow those guidelines. to be wearing masks and really ensuring that when we’re in private we’re taking the same precautions that we take in public,” Dr. Birx said.