covid-19

Connections: Are you making major life changes as a result of the pandemic?

Are you making major life changes as a result of the pandemic? In a piece for the Atlantic Monthly, columnist Arthur Brooks writes that the pandemic...
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Thu, 05/20/2021 - 12:12pm
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Wegmans and Tops not requiring masks if you're vaccinated

Two major supermarket chains in the Rochester area are easing their mask requirements in connection with guidelines from the Centers for Disesase...
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Wed, 05/19/2021 - 7:24am
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Connections: Discussing New York's Hero Act

New York state has enacted a new law that is designed to protect workers against airborne diseases in the workplace. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says it's about...
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Wed, 05/19/2021 - 5:50am
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URMC to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trial for pregnant women

The University of Rochester Medical Center is joining a national clinical trial that will study the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine in...
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Mon, 05/17/2021 - 1:39pm
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New York state's seven-day average COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 1.13%

New numbers on COVID-19 in New York state shows the state’s seven-day average positivity rate now stands at 1.13%. That is the lowest rate since Oct. 14...
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Sun, 05/16/2021 - 6:29pm
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Statewide COVID-19 infection dates continue to decline

Monroe County on Saturday reported 173 new cases of COVID-19. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 175 new cases per day. The COVID-19 seven...
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Sun, 05/16/2021 - 6:30pm
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Wegmans offering COVID-19 vaccines for people 12 and older

Wegmans is now offering COVID-19 vaccines for young people, ages 12 and older. With guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and...
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Fri, 05/14/2021 - 9:51am
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County health officials respond to CDC mask update: ‘This makes good sense’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to loosen its mask guidelines for the fully vaccinated. The agency announced Thursday that...
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Fri, 05/14/2021 - 3:53am
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Connections: Exploring how people are weighing the decision to get vaccinated

Millions of American adults have not gotten vaccinated against COVID-19…by choice. We meet people who have been on the fence about the vaccines, and we...
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Thu, 05/13/2021 - 10:48am
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Connections: What losing their sense of smell has meant for COVID-19 patients

One of the strangest impacts of COVID-19 is the loss of smell and taste for some patients. Researchers are still not entirely sure why this happens, but...
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Thu, 05/13/2021 - 10:43am
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