covid-19

NY preps for staff shortage with health care vaccine mandate

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said Saturday she is prepared to call in medically trained National Guard members and retirees to address...
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Sat, 09/25/2021 - 6:45am
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Judge blocks medical worker vaccine mandate in NY state

A federal judge has paused New York’s decision to prohibit religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine for health care workers, who the state has...
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Tue, 09/14/2021 - 1:28pm
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Finger Lakes ICU numbers climb due to COVID-19

Monroe County reported another 128 cases of COVID-19 on Monday. There were 1,129 new cases reported since Tue., Sept. 7. The seven-day rolling average...
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Tue, 09/14/2021 - 4:25am
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Rep. Morelle tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Joe Morelle, (D-25), has tested positive for COVID-19. “After experiencing mild symptoms, I have tested positive for COVID-19. I have followed all...
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Mon, 09/13/2021 - 7:21am
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Monroe County reports 201 new cases of COVID-19

Monroe County on Friday reported another 201 cases of COVID-19. The seven-day average of new cases is 167. The seven-day average positivity rate is at 4...
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Fri, 09/03/2021 - 1:51pm
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Monroe County reports 149 new COVID-19 cases and 8 more deaths

Monroe County reported another 149 cases of COVID-19 on Monday. There were 1,175 new cases reported over the last week. The seven-day rolling average of...
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Mon, 08/30/2021 - 4:12pm
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Monroe County COVID-19 new daily cases top 200 on Friday

Monroe County reported 221 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. That prompted a statement released by Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Commissioner of...
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Fri, 08/27/2021 - 1:23pm
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UR to require all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19

One of Rochester’s largest employers will be requiring vaccinations against COVID-19. The announcement from the University of Rochester on Thursday says...
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Thu, 08/26/2021 - 1:56pm
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Area hospitals change visitation policies due to COVID-19

Both UR Medicine and Rochester Regional Health are announcing changes in hospital visitation policies due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases locally....
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Tue, 08/24/2021 - 2:54am
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Pfizer vaccine given full FDA approval for ages 16 and older

Almost nine months after its initial emergency use rollout, Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has been granted full approval by the U.S. Food and...
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Mon, 08/23/2021 - 2:06pm
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