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Updates

Coronavirus is still spreading in New York. New Yorkers are required to wear a mask and maintain 6 feet distance in public.

Learn the Facts >> coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

The latest service changes in Tompkins County:

Transportation services are limited or paused. Call 2-1-1 or contact the service provider directly.

Deliver Goods by Bike and more
Deliver goods by bike, support local businesses with your bike needs, and/or help individuals get bikes to use for their mental and physical wellbeing. Learn how you can help at www.bikewalktompkins.org/covid-19

Emergency and Regular Food Delivery
Call 2-1-1 between 8:30 am to 5pm for help getting emergency or regular food delivery. For emergency food delivery, your information will go to United Way who is organizing food delivery via Gadabout from the food hub.

Free & Safe Rides to Cayuga Health Sampling Center
Need a ride to the Tompkins County COVID-19 drive-thru Sampling Center located at The Shops at Ithaca Mall? Register for testing online at www.cayugahealth.org or by calling 607-319-5708. Then call 2-1-1 between 8:30 am and 5 pm to schedule a safe and free ride.

Starting Tuesday, May 19th, the sampling center hours will be adjusted:
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am to 6:30 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Monday, May 25th: CLOSED

Free Prescription Delivery
Sign up for CVS or Green Street prescription delivery and save a trip to the pharmacy.  Talk to your pharmacist about waiving fees for precription delivery. 

Gadabout Essential Trips
Fare Free.
Gadabout is doing all they can to transport individual riders to essential medical appointments and have partnered up with The Southern Tier Food Hub to help meet the growing demand for food delivery needs in Tompkins County.

Inter-city Buses are Suspended
Mayor of the City of Ithaca Svante Myrick also announced that all intercity bus travel is suspended.Now isn't the time for traveling, but that doesn't mean you can't plan for the future. OurBus is offering discounted Gift Cards to save on future trips. Greyhound is offering a reimbursable ticket with the Peace of Mind program. Review full list of service updates in the Move Together NY region.

Lime bikes disappear from Ithaca amid Covid-19
The popular bike-sharing program Lime has pulled its bikes from the streets of Ithaca and elsewhere in Tompkins County as part of a larger effort to stem the spread of COVID-19.

Limits on Ithaca Carshare Service
Ithaca Carshare is still operating at a reduced fleet size and is disinfecting vehicles frequently. Members must follow the recommended guidelines when using the carshare fleet. The discounted pre-buy credits of 5% off $100+ and 10% off $200+ are available for future trips.

TCAT Notices: Service reductions, FAQ's and more
Fare Free. As of 4/17/20, All riders are required to wear a mask. Given the unpredictability of the COVID-19 crisis, TCAT might need to make additional and sudden changes throughout the service period. Riders are strongly urged to check TCAT’s Bus Tracker and MyStop and other apps before boarding.

Tompkins & Cortland County COVID-19 Resources
Don't face difficulties alone. Call 2-1-1 to learn what resources are available in response to COVID-19. Although a few volunteer driver-based programs are suspended there are still helpers coming together to ensure the needs of our community are met.


Last updated May 22, 2020