March 20 2020
The Steuben County Public Health Department confirms it has received notification this morning
that a Steuben County resident from the town of Hornellsville tested positive for COVID-19. The
individual is currently being isolated and monitored by the County Health Department. Public Health
staff is investigating and identifying close contacts of the confirmed case and any exposure risks.
Individuals with exposure risk are currently being quarantined and monitored for symptoms. Steuben
County Public Health will release information to the public as soon as further information about
potential exposure sites becomes available.
Public Health officials and County management urge residents to stay home and limit contact with
others to slow or stop the spread through the community. Residents should monitor for COVID-19
symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath and contact their healthcare provider only if they
experience those symptoms or are unable to manage symptoms at home.
For the latest Steuben County updates, visit Steuben County’s website at www.steubencony.org or
social media pages: www.facebook.com/SCNYPublicHealth and