Local health officials are advising residents of two potential public exposures to the coronavirus earlier this month. 

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The Broome County Health Department says a person who was at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home on Main Street, Binghamton September 16 has tested positive for COVID-19.  Anyone at the funeral home that day between 4 and 5 p-m should self-quarantine until October 1. 

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Additionally, the Health Department reports a possible exposure at Abel’s Pub on Rotary Avenue in Binghamton.  Anyone at the pub on September 10 or 13 after 5 p.m., September 15 or 18 between 11:45 p.m. and 3 the next morning should self-quarantine for 14 days after exposure. 

Everyone is reminded to wash their hands, wear facial coverings and maintain social distancing to avoid the spread of the coronavirus, which causes COVID-19. Also, health officials say, if you feel sick, stay home.  If you do not need immediate assistance, contact your healthcare provider by phone or virtual heath portals with questions and direction.