TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.—The Tompkins County Health Department is reporting that an employee for Aurora Shoe Repair in downtown Ithaca has tested positive for the coronavirus after working a shift during their potentially infectious period.

The potential exposure took place over three shifts that the employee worked during the last week:

  • Thursday, January 7, 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, January 12, 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday, January 13, 8:00am – 5:00pm

The person who tested positive is now in isolation.

From the health department:

If you were at this business during the dates and times listed above, follow guidance listed on their Public Exposure page.

A full list of public exposure notices can be found in this table.

Matt Butler

Matt Butler is the Education & Public Health Reporter at the Ithaca Voice. He can be reached by email at