covid-19

Reports: Cuomo's family got access to scarce COVID testing

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Relatives of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and others with connections to him received special access to coronavirus tests a year ago...
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Thu, 03/25/2021 - 7:18am
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Monroe County COVID-19 data: 175 new cases, no new deaths

The latest data on COVID-19 in Monroe County released Wednesday shows 175 new cases and no new deaths. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 144...
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Wed, 03/24/2021 - 1:43pm
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Two variants of COVID-19 found in Monroe County

Monroe County Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza said the highly contagious U.K. variant COVID-19 has been in the Rochester area since at least...
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Tue, 03/23/2021 - 1:36pm
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Some health care workers could be at risk for PTSD after pandemic

Health care workers around the globe have endured prolonged trauma throughout the pandemic. Long shifts. Difficult cases. At times hospital rooms and...
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Tue, 03/23/2021 - 4:44am
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New York opens vaccine eligibility to everyone age 50 and up

New Yorkers above the age of 50 will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting Tuesday, regardless of underlying conditions and other factors...
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Mon, 03/22/2021 - 12:09pm
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Pharmacies can now vaccinate New Yorkers with comorbidities

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced new guidance which will allow pharmacies to vaccinate New Yorkers with comorbidities. Pharmacies were previously...
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Sun, 03/21/2021 - 4:57pm
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First case of the Brazilian variant of COVID-19 found in NYS

New York state has recorded its first case of the Brazilian variant of COVID-19. That information was released Saturday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo who said...
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Sat, 03/20/2021 - 2:39pm
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U.S. health officials are relaxing social distancing recommendations for schools

(WXXI News & AP) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is updating its guidance for schools. On Friday, the CDC said it now recommends that...
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Sat, 03/20/2021 - 2:36pm
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Some white-collar work may not return to offices

Annie Walker has been helping people find employment for nearly forty years. She said that 2020 changed the trajectory of office work, depending on your...
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Fri, 03/19/2021 - 1:32pm
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University of Rochester to hold hybrid commencement

The University of Rochester says it will be conducting “hybrid” commencement exercises this year, meaning eligible graduates, faculty and staff can...
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Fri, 03/19/2021 - 12:56pm
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