covid-19

New York to expand sites for COVID-19 vaccine for people 65+

Governor Andrew Cuomo says NY will partner with local health departments to include vaccination sites for the 65+ population across New York state....
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:55pm
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500 bells to remember 500,000 people lost to COVID-19

You could hear the bells, bouncing off the brick buildings and the frozen Genesee River. Students from the University of Rochester Carillon Society rang...
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 1:43pm
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Excellus sees sharp drop in net income during pandemic year

Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield is reporting a sharp decline in net income last year, as the health insurance company grappled with the impacts of the...
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 10:43am
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Hyatt Regency Rochester reopens downtown

A key downtown Rochester hotel that closed because of the pandemic has reopened. The Hyatt Regency temporarily closed in the fall, partly due to lack of...
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 6:42am
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Monroe County COVID-19 positivity rate falls to 2%

Monroe County is reporting 144 new cases of COVID-19, but the seven-day rolling average positivity rate is at 2.0%. That is the lowest positivity rate...
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Wed, 02/24/2021 - 3:50pm
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Vaccine sign ups for Rochester FEMA site open on Wednesday

As of Wednesday, Rochester residents in historically underserved areas can register for a vaccine at a FEMA site. The FEMA site, at the Former Kodak...
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Wed, 02/24/2021 - 12:30pm
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30 detainees test positive for coronavirus at ICE detention center in Batavia

Thirty detainees have tested positive for the coronavirus at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia, the center’s second COVID-19 outbreak...
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Mon, 02/22/2021 - 1:01pm
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Monroe County schedules more COVID vaccine appointments for eligible categories

The Monroe County Department of Public Health has received its Week 10 vaccine allocation, which was delayed last week. Monday, the Health Department...
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Mon, 02/22/2021 - 11:23am
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Cuomo: Virus positivity rate in NY lowest since Thanksgiving

(AP & WXXI News) Hospitalizations are continuing to decline and the rate of New Yorkers testing positive for COVID-19 has fallen to the lowest mark...
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Mon, 02/22/2021 - 3:21am
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South African virus variant found in NY resident, Cuomo says

NEW YORK (AP & WXXI News) The first case of the South African coronavirus variant has been discovered in a New York state resident, Gov. Andrew...
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Sun, 02/21/2021 - 12:08pm
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