covid-19

Reports: NY officials altered count of nursing home deaths

NEW YORK (AP) Top aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo altered a state Health Department report to obscure the true number of people killed by COVID-19 in the...
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Thu, 03/04/2021 - 7:41pm
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Coronavirus variant detected in Monroe County; vaccines ramping up

Doctors at Rochester Regional Health said Thursday that they’ve detected a coronavirus variant in four Monroe County patients. The mutations are similar...
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Thu, 03/04/2021 - 12:55pm
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NY adds vaccination sites using J & J vaccine in Western NY

There are new mass vaccination sites in Western New York that will help New York state expand the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. On...
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Thu, 03/04/2021 - 5:48am
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YMCA works to get more city residents signed up for vaccines

A mass vaccination site sponsored by the state and federal governments for COVID-19 opens Wednesday on St. Paul Street in the parking lot of the former...
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Wed, 03/03/2021 - 3:52am
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New daily cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County drop to 99

Monroe County reported 99 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. According to Monroe County Commissioner of Public Health Dr. Michael Mendoza, the last time...
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Wed, 03/03/2021 - 3:55am
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Rochester city officials try to boost sign-ups for COVID-19 vaccine

Rochester City officials continue to work to get more people signed up for vaccinations at a site that is opening up Wed., March 3, on St. Paul Street,...
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Mon, 03/01/2021 - 4:43pm
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COVID-19 vaccination efforts ramp up with the help of volunteers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday that just over 1.5 million New Yorkers are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a second dose. Cuomo said that...
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Sun, 02/28/2021 - 4:30am
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New York to expand sites for COVID-19 vaccine for people 65+

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York will partner with local health departments to include vaccination sites for the 65+ population across New York state....
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Sun, 02/28/2021 - 4:31am
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500 bells to remember 500,000 people lost to COVID-19

You could hear the bells, bouncing off the brick buildings and the frozen Genesee River. Students from the University of Rochester Carillon Society rang...
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 1:43pm
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Excellus sees sharp drop in net income during pandemic year

Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield is reporting a sharp decline in net income last year, as the health insurance company grappled with the impacts of the...
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 10:43am
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