January 19, 2021
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UK variant of COVID-19 identified in Tompkins County

By | Jan 15, 2021

The Tompkins County Health Department has identified a positive case of the “U.K. variant” of COVID-19 in Tompkins County. 


Possible COVID-19 exposure at Ulta Beauty

By | Jan 8, 2021

In a Jan. 6 announcement, TCHD said an employee at Ulta Beauty tested positive and may have infected others while working.


Health department announces five COVID-19 deaths

By | Jan 7, 2021

The Tompkins County Health Department has reported five more resident deaths related to COVID-19 since Dec. 23.


Health department announces six more COVID-19 deaths

By | Dec 22, 2020

The Tompkins County Health Department announced that six more residents of the Oak Hill Manor Nursing Home have died from COVID-19. 


Possible COVID-19 exposure at BJ’s Wholesale Club

By | Dec 21, 2020

The department said in an announcement Dec. 19 that an individual who works at BJ’s tested positive and may have infected others.


Possible COVID-19 exposure at Applebee’s

By | Dec 18, 2020

The Tompkins County Health Department announced a potential COVID-19 exposure at Applebee’s Grill and Bar. 


Possible COVID-19 exposures on TCAT buses and Tops Markets

By | Dec 17, 2020

The TCHD announced possible COVID-19 exposures at the Lansing Tops Markets bakery and on the TCAT Route 14 and Route 30 buses.


Ithaca City School District moves to remote instruction

By | Dec 16, 2020

Due to community spread of COVID-19 and the number of students and staff members in quarantine, the ICSD is moving to remote instruction until January.


Possible COVID-19 exposures at Wegmans and post office

By | Dec 16, 2020

The Tompkins County Health Department announced potential COVID-19 exposures at the Wegmans sub shop and the downtown Ithaca U.S. Postal Service.


Potential COVID-19 exposures at Wegmans and funeral home

By | Dec 16, 2020

The Tompkins County Health Department announced possible COVID-19 exposures at the Perkins Funeral Home and the Wegmans deli counter in Ithaca.


Possible COVID-19 exposures at Wegmans and bookstore

By | Dec 12, 2020

The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) announced a potential COVID-19 exposure at the Wegmans deli counter in a Dec. 11 press release.


County breaks record with over 300 active COVID-19 cases

By | Dec 11, 2020

Tompkins County has broken a new record for the number of active COVID-19 cases with 305 as of Dec. 10.