Passengers on a Greyhound bus, schedule 0206, that left Port Authority in New York City approximately 2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27 and arrived in Syracuse at approximately 7:40 p.m. that same day, may have been exposed to COVID-19. Passengers who were on that bus have been advised to contact their local health department for further information and assessment.
If any Broome County residents were riding the bus they can contact the Broome County Health Department at 607-778-2802. As previously announced when Broome County closed down the Greater Binghamton Transportation Center (Bus Station) to commercial traffic, Greyhound Lines agreed to County Executive Jason Garnar’s request to not stop in Broome County during this pandemic.
The Broome County Health Department has also learned an employee of the Greek House Restaurant located at 623 Main St, Johnson City, NY 13790 has tested positive for COVID-19.
If you were in the restaurant on April 24 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. we ask you to self quarantine and contact your healthcare provider if you develop symptoms. Symptoms of COVID-19 include cough, fever and shortness of breath.
The 14 day incubation period will be over on May 8th, 2020. The person has not worked since April 24 and did not work while symptomatic.
Broome County will continue to provide updated COVID-19 numbers on its website at www.gobroomecounty.com/hd/coronavirus