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URMC research uncovers links between COVID-19 and vaping, smoking

Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center has found evidence of why COVID-19 is worse for people who smoke and vape than for the rest of...
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Tue, 06/30/2020 - 4:03am
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Monroe County records one new COVID-19 death

The Monroe County public health department reported one new death from COVID-19 on Monday, the day after a weekend in which the county recorded no...
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Mon, 06/29/2020 - 3:14pm
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Hundreds arrive at Monroe County hospitals for first patient visits since COVID-19 shutdown

Hospitals in Monroe County reopened for visitors on Thursday for the first time since they adopted zero-visitation policies in March to slow the spread...
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Fri, 06/26/2020 - 7:01am
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COVID-19 hospitalizations drop below 100 in Monroe County

The Monroe County public health department said Tuesday that fewer than 100 people were in hospitals for COVID-19 treatment in the county. That marks...
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Tue, 06/23/2020 - 4:49pm
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Monroe County hospitals ease visitor restrictions as COVID-19 cases decline

As the spread of COVID-19 slows in Monroe County, hospitals that had implemented “ zero-visitation ” policies in March are now loosening those...
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Tue, 06/23/2020 - 4:18pm
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Local hospitals update COVID-19 treatments to reflect new research

Growing knowledge about COVID-19 has changed the way doctors in Monroe County treat patients with the disease. At the beginning of the outbreak locally,...
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Mon, 06/22/2020 - 2:22pm
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Two more die of COVID-19 in Monroe County as hospitalizations continue decline

The Monroe County Department of Public Health said Monday that two more people have died of COVID-19 in Monroe County, bringing the death toll to 261....
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Mon, 06/22/2020 - 2:32pm
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URMC study of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment ends without starting

A study at the University of Rochester Medical Center into the effectiveness of a potential COVID-19 treatment has ended without enrolling a single...
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Mon, 06/22/2020 - 8:49am
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Owners of tavern named in COVID-19 advisories call for dialog with health officials

After their restaurant was named in two notices this week from the Monroe County public health department alerting customers to potential COVID-19...
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Fri, 06/19/2020 - 5:41pm
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Minorities continue to die of COVID-19 at higher rates in Monroe County

Data from the Monroe County public health department shows racial and ethnic minorities dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than white residents of the...
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Fri, 06/19/2020 - 1:58pm
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