Bank of America temporarily shutters these local branches due to omicron

PITTSBURGH — At least one bank operating in the Pittsburgh region has temporarily closed two branches due to the acceleration of the omicron variant.

Bank of America Corp., based in Charlotte, North Carolina, has been taking the safety measure nationwide in recent weeks as Covid-19 cases surge. It is one of Pittsburgh’s fastest-growing banks, having entered the retail market here in September 2018 and now ranks No. 16 by deposit market share.

The affected local sites, according to BofA’s website branch locator, are its Waterfront financial center at 159 East Bridge St. in Homestead and its Colliers Township facility at 1112 Washington Pike, Bridgeville.

All told, BofA (NYSE:BAC) has 14 of what it calls financial centers and advanced centers here. The other sites, which remain open, are in Cranberry, Wexford, McMurray, Robinson, Penn Hills, Ross, South Hills, East Liberty, Baldwin Whitehall, Squirrel Hill, Oakland and downtown Pittsburgh. BofA additionally has ATMs throughout the region.

Read more in the Pittsburgh Business Times.