COVID-19 Information for Weddings and Catered Events

Per New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, beginning March 15, 2021 Weddings and Catered Events are allowed in New York State following the below guidelines

  • Venues are restricted to 50% capacity, with no more than 150 people per event. 
  • All patrons must be tested prior to the event. 
  • Sign-in with contact information required to assist with potential contact tracing. 
  • Venues must notify local health departments of large events, above the social gathering limit, at least 5 days in advance. 
  • Masks will be required at all times except when seated and eating or drinking. 
  • Ceremonial and socially-distanced dancing allowed under strict guidelines. 

Complete Guidance from NYS 

To register your event with the Broome County Health Department click here

To download a copy of the Broome County Health Department's contact tracing form for weddings and catered events click here

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, please contact Joshua M. Phelps, Director of Environmental Health at the Broome County Health Department, at Josh.Phelps@BroomeCounty.US or (607) 778-2859.