covid-19

A very different Lilac Festival is around the corner

After a year's hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rochester Lilac Festival will be back this May, but it will be a quite different experience....
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Thu, 04/01/2021 - 12:10pm
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Monroe County COVID-19 data: 170 new cases; positivity rate is 2.2%

Monroe County is reporting another 170 COVID-19 cases in the data released on Wednesday. There were no new deaths. The 7-day rolling average of new...
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Wed, 03/31/2021 - 12:38pm
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Nursing home visitation bill is called a Catch-22 by staff

On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill to allow two or more designated family members to visit their loved ones in nursing home facilities. The bill...
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Tue, 03/30/2021 - 2:22pm
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County leaders glad to see COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expanded to younger people

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that the state will expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to residents age 30 and older on Tuesday and to residents age...
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Tue, 03/30/2021 - 6:55am
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NY to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state residents over 30 will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting Tuesday, and everyone over 16 will be eligible...
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Mon, 03/29/2021 - 9:13pm
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COVID-19 data released Sunday by Monroe County: 180 new cases, infection rate is 2%

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Monroe County released on Sunday show 180 new cases. There were no new deaths. The seven-day rolling average...
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Mon, 03/29/2021 - 1:11am
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Monroe County reports 198 new COVID-19 cases; positivity rate is 2%

Monroe County is reporting 198 new cases of COVID-19 in data that was released on Saturday. There were no new deaths. The seven-day rolling average of...
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Mon, 03/29/2021 - 1:13am
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Common Ground Health launches COVID-19 speakers bureau

Common Ground Health has launched a COVID-19 speakers bureau in the Finger Lakes region. The bureau consists of professionals from various backgrounds...
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Fri, 03/26/2021 - 12:51pm
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RCSD to remain in hybrid model for the rest of the school year

While some area school districts are pushing to increase the number of in-person school days before the end of the school year, that won’t be happening...
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Fri, 03/26/2021 - 12:25pm
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County officials want schools open, say state guidelines make it hard

Many parents are noting the inconsistencies between COVID-19 safety regulations in schools from the Center for Disease Control and New York state. The...
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Fri, 03/26/2021 - 9:35am
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