Wegmans coffee shop employee tests positive for COVID-19

An employee at the Wegmans coffee shop in Ithaca who “worked multiple shifts at Wegmans during the past two weeks” is a confirmed COVID-19 case, according to the Tompkins County Health Department.

If you had close contact (within 6ft.) with any employee of the Wegmans Coffee Shop between Monday, March 23 and Saturday, April 4, 2020, the Health Department suggests you do the following:

  • It is recommended that you get tested at the Cayuga Health Sampling Site located at The Shops at Ithaca Mall parking lot, 40 Catherwood Rd., between the hours of 10am-3pm Monday through Friday. Pre-register online cayugahealth.org/ or call the Cayuga Health Registration Line at 607-319-5708.

  • Self-quarantine in your home for 14 days from the last date you shopped at the Wegmans Coffee Shop. Refer here for more information about how to self-quarantine.

  • If you seek testing and the result is negative, continue to self-quarantine and monitor yourself for the full 14 days from the last time you shopped at the Wegmans Coffee Shop. If you become symptomatic, seek testing again.

  • Monitor your health for any symptoms of cough, fever, and shortness of breath.

This article about Coronavirus in Ithaca also appeared on 14850.com.

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