covid-19

RCSD to require staff to be vaccinated, or undergo weekly testing for COVID-19

The Rochester City School District will require staff to have COVID-19 vaccinations, or take part in weekly testing for the virus. RCSD schools are back...
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Wed, 08/18/2021 - 10:26am
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Monroe County reports 146 new COVID-19 cases on Monday; 938 over the last week

Monroe County reported another 146 cases of COVID-19 on Monday. There were 938 new cases reported over the last week. The seven-day rolling average of...
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Tue, 08/17/2021 - 6:40am
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Positive COVID-19 tests force temporary closure of 2 City Hall offices

The City Clerk’s Office and the Treasury Department at Rochester City Hall will be closed to the public until Wednesday, Aug. 18, due to multiple...
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Mon, 08/16/2021 - 7:02am
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NY reviewing new US policy on extra vaccinations for some

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York health officials said Saturday they would soon issue state guidance on giving additional COVID-19 vaccine doses to people...
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Sat, 08/14/2021 - 10:55am
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CDC: Monroe County now in the 'high' COVID-19 transmission category

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moved Monroe County from “substantial” to “high” community transmission of COVID-19....
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Thu, 08/12/2021 - 1:21pm
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University of Rochester reinstates face-masking requirement

In an effort to increase masking requirements on campus, the University of Rochester is reinstating a face-masking requirement for everyone starting...
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Tue, 08/10/2021 - 5:12am
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Monroe County: 723 new COVID-19 cases over the last week

Monroe County reported 117 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. That was the highest single-day increase since May 22. The seven-day rolling average...
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Tue, 08/10/2021 - 5:08am
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RCSD releases details about COVID-19 protocols for the new school year

The Rochester City School District is among many area districts grappling with how they are going to keep students and staff safe from COVID-19 when...
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Mon, 08/09/2021 - 4:32am
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Dome Arena vaccination site to close Aug. 15; relocating to downtown Rochester

The state vaccination site for the COVID-19 vaccine that has been at the Dome Arena in Henrietta is moving downtown. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on...
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Fri, 08/06/2021 - 4:26am
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RIT strengthens masking policy

RIT officials have announced that effective Thursday, August 5, face masks will be required indoors for everyone on campus, regardless of vaccination...
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Wed, 08/04/2021 - 8:55pm
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