covid-19

Wegmans changes mask policy

Wegmans has changed its mask policy, after recent data that moves Monroe and several other counties into the ‘substantial’ category of COVID-19...
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Tue, 08/03/2021 - 2:19pm
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Monroe County recommends masking for everyone in all public indoor facilities

Monroe County officials are now recommending that all residents wear face masks in all public indoor facilities in light of the news released by the...
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Mon, 08/02/2021 - 1:44pm
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CDC says Monroe County now has "substantial" COVID-19 transmission

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has moved Monroe County from “moderate” to “substantial” community transmission of...
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Mon, 08/02/2021 - 3:00am
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St. John Fisher to require COVID-19 vaccinations for fall semester

St. John Fisher has become the latest local college to require a COVID-19 vaccine for all students and staff for the upcoming academic year. President...
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Wed, 06/09/2021 - 4:03am
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URMC to participate in mixed vaccine booster trial

As more of the population becomes vaccinated against COVID-19 and variants emerge, the question of whether or not booster shots will be needed continues...
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Wed, 06/09/2021 - 4:03am
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FLCC breaks ground on nursing school expansion

State and local officials helped break ground at Finger Lakes Community College Tuesday for a $7.2 million project to expand and renovate the nursing...
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Tue, 06/08/2021 - 12:10pm
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Gov. Cuomo says each region's COVID-19 numbers are below 1%

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that the COVID-19 positivity rate in every region of New York State has dropped below 1% for the first time...
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Mon, 06/07/2021 - 1:44pm
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Connections: Local school superintendents on masking guidance

Late last week, New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker released a letter he wrote to the CDC about masking guidance for the state. In that...
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Mon, 06/07/2021 - 10:34am
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NYS not ready yet to change school mask guidance

It looks like New York state is not ready to change its guidance on masking yet for grades K-12. On Friday, NYS Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker...
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Sun, 06/06/2021 - 12:56pm
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New York's COVID-19 positivity rate hits a new record low

New York state’s 7-day average COVID-19 positivity rate has hit a new record low. That’s according to data released Saturday by Governor Andrew Cuomo...
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Sat, 06/05/2021 - 2:38pm
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