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Area officials coordinate response to the potential of coronavirus

Holding a briefing at the public safety training facility, Congressman Joe Morelle, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and the county’s health...
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Sun, 03/01/2020 - 4:24pm
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One person quarantined for coronavirus monitoring in Monroe County

One person in Monroe County is under “voluntary quarantine” for novel coronavirus surveillance after returning from China, public health commissioner...
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Tue, 02/04/2020 - 11:54am
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Latest flu deaths involve older Monroe County residents

Two people died of the flu in the latest week of statistics released by the Monroe County public health department. Both deaths were people older than...
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Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:23pm
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A second flu death this season reported in Monroe County

The Monroe County Health Department has reported the second death related to the flu this season. The first one was reported last October, and involved...
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Tue, 01/21/2020 - 5:48am
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'It's through the roof here': Flu strain typically dominant in spring making early surge

There's something unusual in this year's flu season. Influenza A, the strain of the virus that's typically most common at this point in the year, is...
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Tue, 01/07/2020 - 1:51pm
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Hospitals restrict visitors as flu surges in Monroe County

The University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester Regional Health both announced that they will begin restricting visitors to their hospitals now...
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Mon, 12/30/2019 - 12:19pm
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Flu now ‘prevalent’ in New York

The annual declaration from health authorities that the flu is prevalent in New York state kicked off a series of rules for hospitals and nursing homes....
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:13pm
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Child under 4 is first fatality of this year's flu season in Monroe County

A child under 4 years old has died of the flu in Monroe County, becoming the first fatality of this year's flu season. The death, reported in the county...
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Tue, 10/29/2019 - 12:37pm
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URMC research suggests why flu season hits some harder than others

Researchers at the University of Rochester said that they have found links between environmental toxins and weakened immune systems that get passed down...
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Tue, 10/08/2019 - 1:55pm
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Flu on the decline, but the season is not over yet

The flu virus is still around, but the numbers are definitely on the decline. The latest numbers just out from the Monroe County Health Department are...
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Mon, 05/06/2019 - 11:41am
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