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Free COVID-19 tests available in city neighborhoods hit hardest by the pandemic

The City of Rochester and Monroe County have teamed up with several organizations and community groups to provide free COVID-19 testing and flu...
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Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:02am
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Health professionals urge local residents to get their flu shots

Local health officials are trying to get the word out about the need for people to get their flu shots. Monroe County Commissioner of Public Health, Dr....
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Thu, 09/24/2020 - 1:44pm
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New York considering mandatory flu vaccine for students

New York state is considering the possibility of making the flu vaccine mandatory for students attending school this year for in-person learning, state...
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 9:05am
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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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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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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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It’s still flu season – virus remains widespread unusually late

The flu is still widespread in New York and 10 other states, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control. That means the disease is infecting...
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Tue, 04/23/2019 - 1:18pm
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Flu deaths up by 1 - but overall, the number of new cases is declining

The latest weekly numbers on the flu in Monroe County show an increase in confirmed cases, but the number of new cases continues to decline. The number...
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Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:04pm
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