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Tested Positive for Covid19


This list includes court visitors as well as court personnel who have been confirmed positive.

 

March 29:


Court Visitor to the Cohalan Court Complex in Suffolk County Tested Positive for Coronavirus


The Court System received a report on March 29, 2020, that an employee of an agency last having business before the court on March 19, 2020, at the Cohalan Court Complex, Central Islip, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Cleaning protocols are being followed at this court location; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Court Employee at Kings County Supreme Court’s Jury Division Tested Positive for Coronavirus


The Court System has been notified that a court employee who worked at the Kings County Supreme Court’s Jury Division at 360 Adams Street, Brooklyn, New York, has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The employee last reported to the Courthouse on Friday, March 20, 2020.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 

March 27:

 

Friday March 27, 2020

Nassau Courthouse photo

Court Employee at Nassau County Supreme Court Matrimonial Center Tested Positive for Coronavirus

 
The Court System was contacted on March 27, 2020 that an employee assigned to the Nassau County Supreme Court’s Matrimonial Center in Mineola tested positive for the Coronavirus. The employee has not been at work since March 16, 2020.


Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing. 

 


 

Employee at Suffolk County Supreme Court Testified Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System received a report today, March 27, 2020, that an employee at the Suffolk County Supreme Court, located at the Cohalan Court Complex in Central Islip has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was last at work on March 19, 2020. Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at this court location; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

New Rochelle Family Court

Tompkins County Court Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Contact: NYS OCA Coronavirus Hotline at 1-833-503-0447

           
(Ithaca, NY – March 27, 2020) – The court was informed on March 27, 2020 that an employee has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The employee was last in the courthouse on March 20, 2020.  

A contact investigation is underway and is being conducted by the Tompkins County Health Department nurses to identify close contacts and potential exposures. The Health Department will notify anyone who may have been exposed and will advise them as to what steps they need to take. The individual has been at home in isolation since samples were collected.


The courthouse has taken precaution to thoroughly deep clean and disinfect.

For more information about COVID-19, go to the Tompkins County Health Department and NYS Department of Health. Anyone who has symptoms including fever, shortness of breath, and cough should contact a health care provider.

 

March 26:

 

New Rochelle Family Court

New Rochelle Family Court Visitor Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System was contacted on March 26, 2020 that an employee of an agency having business at the New Rochelle Family Court on March 16, 2020 has subsequently tested positive for the Coronavirus.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Nassau Courthouse

Court Employee and Attorney at Nassau County Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus 

The Court System was contacted on March 26, 2020 that an employee assigned to the County Court in Nassau County in Mineola tested positive for the Coronavirus. The employee has not been at work since March 16, 2020.

The Court System was contacted on March 26, 2020 that an attorney who visited the same court facility tested positive for the Coronavirus.  The attorney was last in the Courthouse on March 19, 2020.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing. 

 


Court Employee at Bronx Civil Court, Court Employee at Queens Civil Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System has been notified that a court employee who worked at Bronx Civil Court (851 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY) and a court employee who worked at Queens Civil Court (89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, NY) have tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Bronx employee last reported to the Courthouse on March 18; the Queens employee last reported to the Courthouse on March 13, 2020.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at each Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 

March 25:

 

Court Employee at Westchester County Supreme Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus 

The Court System was contacted on March 25, 2020 that an employee of the Westchester County Supreme Court in White Plains tested positive for the Coronavirus. The employee has not been at work since March 16, 2020.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 



Second Tompkins County Multi-bench Court Employee
Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Contact: NYS OCA Coronavirus Hotline at 1-833-503-0447

(Ithaca, NY – March 25, 2020) – The court was informed on March 25, 2020 that a second employee has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The employee was last in the courthouse on March 20, 2020.

A contact investigation is underway and is being conducted by the Chemung County Health Department nurses to identify close contacts and potential exposures. The Health Department will notify anyone who may have been exposed and will advise them as to what steps they need to take. The individual has been at home in isolation since samples were collected.

The courthouse has taken precaution to thoroughly deep clean and disinfect.

For more information about COVID-19, go to the Tompkins County Health Department and NYS Department of Health. Anyone who has symptoms including fever, shortness of breath, and cough should contact a health care provider.

 



An Attorney Appearing at Nassau County Family Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System received notice today, March 20, that an attorney with contact to the Nassau County Family Court facility in Westbury on March 12th and 13th tested positive for COVID-19. Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.



 

Judicial Officer, Court Employee at Queens Supreme Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus 

The Court System has been notified that a judicial officer and a court employee who worked at Queens County Supreme Court-Civil Term at 88-11 Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, New York have tested positive for the Coronavirus. They last reported to the Courthouse on March 16, 2020 and March 20, 2020, respectively.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing. Effective March 23, 2020, Queens County Supreme Court-Civil Term operations have been temporarily relocated to Queens County Criminal Court (89-17 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica, New York) until further notice.

 


 

Employee at the Cohalan Court Complex (Suffolk County)Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System received a report today, March 25, that an employee who was last present at work on March 14, 2020, at the Cohalan Court Complex in Central Islip, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at this court location; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Nassau Courthouse

Judicial Officer at Nassau County District Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus 

The Court System received notice today, March 25, that a Judicial Officer at the Nassau County District Court in Hempstead has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Judicial Officer’s last contact with the District Court was on March 16, 2020.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the District Court; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Tompkins County Courthouse

Tompkins County Multi-Bench Court Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus 

Contact: NYS OCA Coronavirus Hotline at 1-833-503-0447

(Ithaca, NY – March 25, 2020) - The Court was informed on March 23, 2020 that an employee who was last in the Courthouse on March 17, 2020 has subsequently tested positive for the Coronavirus.

A contact investigation was conducted by the Tompkins County Health Department nurses to identify close contacts and potential exposures. The contact investigation is complete, and the Health Department has notified anyone who may have been exposed and has advised them as to what steps they need to take. The individual has been at home in isolation since samples were collected.

The Courthouse has taken precaution to thoroughly deep clean and disinfect.

For more information about COVID-19, go to the Tompkins County Health Department and NYS Department of Health. Anyone who has symptoms including fever, shortness of breath, and cough should contact a health care provider.

 


 

The Spouse of an Employee at the Nassau County Supreme Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus 

The Court System received notification on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, that the spouse of an employee assigned to Nassau County Supreme Court, Mineola, tested positive for COVID-19. The Employee last reported to work on March 16.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 

March 24:

Judicial Officer at Suffolk County Supreme Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System received a report on March 24, that a Judicial Officer at the Suffolk County Supreme Court, located at the Cromarty Court Complex in Riverhead, has tested positive for COVID-19. The Judicial Officer was last at work on March 12, 2020. Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at this court location; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Court Employee in Manhattan Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System has been notified on March 24, that a court employee who was present at three different courthouses in lower Manhattan on Monday, March 16, 2020, has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The three locations are: 71 Thomas Street, 60 Centre Street and 111 Centre Street.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouses; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

An Employee at the New York State Court of Appeals Tested Positive for the Coronavirus

The Court of Appeals has been notified on March 24 that an employee who was last at the Court of Appeals Hall on March 17 and 18 has tested positive for the Coronavirus.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Court; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Westchester County Supreme Court Visitor Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System was contacted on March 24, 2020, that an employee of an agency having business in the Westchester Supreme Court in White Plains on March 6, 2020, has subsequently tested positive for the Coronavirus.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Westchester Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Judicial Officer at Suffolk Supreme Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus 

The Court System has received a report that a Judicial Officer at the Suffolk Supreme Court, located at the Cromarty Court Complex in Riverhead, has tested positive for COVID-19. The Judicial Officer was last at work on March 16, 2020.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at this court location; notifications are ongoing.

 

March 23:

 

Westchester County Supreme Court Visitor Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System was contacted on March 23, 2020, that a member of the public who visited the Westchester County Supreme Court in White Plains on March 10, 2020, has subsequently tested positive for the Coronavirus.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Westchester Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Suffolk County District Attorney Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System received a report today, March 23, 2020, that the Suffolk County District Attorney has tested positive for COVID-19. The District Attorney was present at the Cohalan Court Complex, in Central Islip, on March 16, in the Arraignment Part (D-11), and in Supreme Court Part S-24 on March 17 and March 18, at a trial before the Hon. John Collins.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at this court location; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Juror at Queens Supreme Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus 

The Court System has been notified that a juror who served on a trial last week at the Queens County Supreme-Civil Courthouse at 88-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica, New York has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The juror was last at the courthouse on March 18, 2020.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Judicial Officer at Bronx Supreme Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System has been notified that a Judicial Officer at the Bronx County Supreme-Civil Courthouse at 851 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Judicial Officer last reported to the Courthouse on Friday, March 13, 2020.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Attorney appearing at Supreme Court, Civil Term at 80 Centre Street, Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The court system was notified on March 23, that an attorney who appeared briefly on March 11, at New York County Supreme Court, Civil Term, located at 80 Center Street, in Manhattan, has tested positive for Coronavirus.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 

March 22:


Court Employee at Westchester County Supreme Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Westchester County Supreme Court Building

The Court System received a report on March 22, 2020, that an employee of the Westchester County Supreme Court tested positive for the Coronavirus. The employee has not been at work, nor in the building, since March 11, 2020.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Two Employees at Queens Supreme Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System has been notified that two employees who work in separate areas of the Queens County Supreme Courthouse at 88-11 Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, New York have tested positive for the Coronavirus. One employee last reported to the Courthouse on Monday, March 16, 2020; the other last reported on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 

March 21:


Court Employee at Queens Supreme Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Court System has been notified that a court employee assigned to the Queens County Supreme Courthouse at 88-11 Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, New York has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The court employee last reported to the Courthouse on Thursday, March 19, 2020.


Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 



Mediator at the Suffolk County Supreme Court Matrimonial Center Tested Positive for Coronavirus


The Court System received a report today, March 21, 2020, that a mediator assigned to the Supreme Court Matrimonial Center, located in the Cohalan Court Complex, Central Islip, has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual has not been at work since March 9, 2020. Cleaning protocols have been followed at this location; notifications are ongoing.

 

March 20, 2020


Witness in a Criminal Jury Trial at the Warren County Courthouse Tested Positive for Coronavirus


The Court System received a report late Friday, March 20, that a witness who testified in a criminal jury trial at the Warren County Courthouse, Warren County Municipal Center, Lake George, on Friday, March 13, had tested positive for Coronavirus. Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 



Attorney appearing at the Nassau County Supreme Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus


The Court System received a report on Friday, March 20, that an attorney who appeared in Nassau County Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, on March 9, for a summary jury trial (damages), that was heard and completed on that same day, has tested positive for Coronavirus.  Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Courthouse; notifications are ongoing.

 


 

March 20, 2020

Court Employee at Rockland County Family Court Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Rockland Family Court

The court system received a report today, March 20, 2020, that an employee of the Rockland County Family Court has tested positive for the Coronavirus.  The employee has not been at work, nor in the building, since March 10, 2020. 

Cleaning protocols have been fully followed at the Rockland Family Courthouse and notifications are ongoing.

 


 

Judge Tested Positive for Coronavirus
Friday, March 20, 2020

We have been notified that a Judge who had been sitting in Part 29 of the Kings County Supreme Courthouse at 360 Adams Street in Brooklyn, New York has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Judge last sat in the Part on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Affected court personnel, attorneys and other parties are in the process of being notified and asked to contact their physicians.

The Part and all affected areas of the Courthouse have been thoroughly deep cleaned and sanitized.

 


 

Albany County Sheriff Department Patrol Car

Albany County Sheriff’s Deputy Tested Positive For Coronavirus, March 20, 2020

The Third Judicial District Office was notified late Tuesday March 17, 2020 that an Albany County Sheriff’s Deputy had tested positive for Coronavirus. The District ascertained the Deputy had been in the Albany Family Courthouse on Monday, March 9, 2020 and in the Albany Judicial Center on Tuesday, March 10. He may have also been in the Albany County Courthouse. As a result, the Albany Judicial Center, which had housed the consolidated Albany County Courts, was closed March 18 -March 19, 2020 to be deep cleaned and disinfected. The other two facilities are in the process of being thoroughly deep cleaned and disinfected.

Affected attorneys, Judges and other court personnel have been and/or are in the process of being notified and asked to contact their physicians.

 

March 19, 2020

 

Photos of Nassau County District Court

Attorney With Contacts To District Court
In Nassau County Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Notification was received late last night that an attorney with contacts to our District Court on March 13, 2020 tested positive for COVID-19. 


Affected attorneys, Judges and other court personnel have been notified and asked to contact their physicians.


A deep cleaning and sanitizing of the courthouse were completed today, March 19, 2020. 

 


 

Queens County Supreme Courthouse

Judge Tested Positive for Coronavirus
Thursday, March 19, 2020

We have been notified that a Judge who had been sitting in Part 52 of the Queens County Supreme Courthouse (located at 88-11 Sutphin Blvd. in Jamaica, New York) has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Judge last sat in the Part on Friday, March 13, 2020.

Affected court personnel, attorneys and other parties are in the process of being notified and asked to contact their physicians.

The Part and all affected areas of the Courthouse have been thoroughly deep cleaned and disinfected.

The Judge was also present at the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center (located at 79-26 Winchester Blvd., Queens Village, New York) within the past two weeks.

 

 

"The New York State Court System provides essential justice services to the people of the State of New York. While we continue to remain open all nonessential functions of the courts will be postponed. All essential functions of the courts remain available to ensure that New Yorkers may access the justice system during this extremely challenging time."
- Chief Judge DiFiore

If you have specific questions about your juror service, a case already in court, or you need to start a court case, call: the Coronavirus Telephone Hotline: 833-503-0447.

Juror Service:
If you have been summoned for juror service or are serving on a jury, please see the notice from the Commissioner of Jurors regarding coronavirus and the flu.

 

March 16, 2020

 

Nassau County District Court

Inmate At Nassau County Jail Tested Positive For Coronavirus

The Court was contacted late Monday March 16, 2020 and advised that an in-custody defendant from the Nassau County Jail may have had contacts with our Courts in Nassau County.  We have ascertained that he was in the District Court Arraignment part on March 6 and that he was subsequently produced in the County Court on March 9, 2020.


Affected attorneys, Judges and other court personnel have been and/or are in the process of being notified and asked to contact their physicians.


The limited locations in question were identified and thoroughly deep cleaned and disinfected.

 

 

March 12, 2020

 

Photo of building

LEGAL INTERN TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

This afternoon we have been notified that an intern from New York Law School who was admitted earlier in the week to a Westchester Hospital for pneumonia has tested positive for the Coronavirus.

The individual had been sitting in the parts 45 and 46 of New York County Family Court for the past 2 weeks.

Affected attorneys, Judges and other court personnel are in the process of being notified, will be sent home and asked to contact their physicians.

Both parts have been thoroughly deep cleaned and disinfected.

All cases have been administratively adjourned.

 


 

ATTORNEY TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

Late yesterday we were advised that an attorney who represented clients in both Westchester County Matrimonial and Family Courts in the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains has tested positive for the Coronavirus. 

Photo of Westchester County Courthouse

The attorney had been in the Courthouse on March 2nd ,3rd ,4th  and 5th.

The attorney was diagnosed yesterday, Tuesday March 10th, after experiencing flu like symptoms. We contacted the Westchester County Department of Health and all relevant parties: attorneys, judicial, uniformed, non-judicial personnel have been contacted and recommended to self-isolate and speak with their physicians.

All affected courtrooms on the 10th floor of the tower building and 3rd floor of the annex have been deep cleaned.

 

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