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Officials and business people weigh in: how to restart the Rochester economy

How soon and how safely can the Rochester area’s economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic? That was a topic explored in a live forum on WXXI-TV,...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 7:44pm
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COVID-19 hospitalizations rise and ICU numbers fall again in Monroe County

The number of people in hospitals for COVID-19 treatment in Monroe County rose to a new high for a fourth straight day, according to figures released...
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Wed, 05/20/2020 - 6:02pm
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Monroe County ‘on the right track’ for reopening progress, health commissioner says

Monroe County and the Finger Lakes region are mostly on track to continue reopening the economy, County Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza...
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Wed, 05/20/2020 - 6:54am
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Monroe County moves ahead with reopening plans as leaders urge caution

As Monroe County and the rest of the Finger Lakes region began to reopen Friday, hospital leaders and government officials said they were keeping a...
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Fri, 05/15/2020 - 2:00pm
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Monroe County mask distribution gets help from local officials

The process of Monroe County distributing more than one million masks to local residents began on Saturday, with towns and villages helping pass them...
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Sun, 05/10/2020 - 2:01am
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Online survey will track COVID-19 symptoms in Finger Lakes region

The Monroe County public health department and the nonprofit organization Common Ground Health launched an online survey on Thursday to track COVID-19...
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Thu, 05/07/2020 - 2:09pm
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Local officials urge continued caution on reopening plan

Rochester area leaders are urging a cautious approach in reopening businesses and other organizations, even as they also indicate that steps taken so...
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Fri, 05/01/2020 - 1:02pm
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3 more COVID-19 deaths, 40 new cases in Monroe County

The number of people in Monroe County who have died from COVID-19 has reached 99, including three since Friday, the county health department said...
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Sat, 04/25/2020 - 2:31pm
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Local researchers say there is still a lot of uncertainty about COVID-19

Several local researchers and public policy experts got together in a televised virtual forum seen and heard on WXXI TV, radio and online on Thursday...
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Fri, 04/24/2020 - 2:00am
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Local hospital systems push state to allow earlier reopening

With a surge in COVID-19 cases yet to materialize, many hospital beds in Monroe County and the surrounding region are empty. The push for physical...
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Thu, 04/23/2020 - 12:52pm
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