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Wegmans worker in Ithaca tests positive for COVID-19

A Wegmans Coffee Shop employee at its Ithaca location has tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Tompkins County Health Department reports that the employee worked multiple shifts over the last two weeks.

They further note that anyone who had close contact with an employee at the Wegmans Coffee Shop between Monday, March 23rd and Saturday, April 4th to 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.


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