Broome County Health Department Issues Public Health Statement November 3

(BROOME COUNTY, NY) The Broome County Health Department has learned a person who was on a B.C. Transit bus on October 26th has tested positive for COVID-19. 

If were you on Bus Route 9 – “BU Advantage” between 7:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., Outbound 5 between 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Inbound 15 between 1:50 p.m. and 3:50 p.m. or Route 17 between 3:10 p.m. and 5:10 p.m.  on October 29th we ask you to self-quarantine until November 10th. 

You should self-quarantine if you rode the bus during that date/time for 10 or more minutes. Contact your healthcare provider if you develop symptoms.  

Testing is available for all New Yorkers at the NYS drive through testing site at Binghamton University. To make an appointment call 1-888-364-3065. Broome County will continue to provide updated COVID-19 numbers on its website at

Broome County officials remind you to wash your hands, wear your facial coverings and continue to maintain social distancing. If you feel sick and do not need immediate assistance, please contact your healthcare provider via phone or virtual health with questions prior to heading to the emergency room.  

Publish Date
November 3, 2020