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City and county playgrounds will reopen as Cuomo eases restrictions

Playgrounds in Monroe County and the City of Rochester will reopen Friday after Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would allow local officials to decide if they...
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Fri, 06/12/2020 - 5:49am
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Novel coronavirus vaccine trial underway in Rochester

Researchers in Rochester have begun a trial of a potential vaccine against the novel coronavirus. Phase one of the three-phase trial is testing the...
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Thu, 06/11/2020 - 3:19pm
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COVID-19 hospitalizations drop, but 8 more deaths reported

The Monroe County Department of Public Health said Wednesday that it has received reports of eight deaths from COVID-19, bringing the county's total to...
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Wed, 06/10/2020 - 4:14pm
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Coronavirus keeps cooling centers closed across upstate NY

Aaron McCullough brought his 3-year-old daughter, Ariana, to the Humboldt R-Center on Atlantic Avenue Wednesday hoping for some relief from the heat....
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Wed, 06/10/2020 - 3:05pm
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Monroe County records no new COVID-19 deaths for the second time in a week

The Monroe County Department of Public Health said Tuesday afternoon that it had received no new reports of COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. It's...
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Tue, 06/09/2020 - 1:22pm
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Three more die from COVID-19 in Monroe County as hospitalizations tick up again

The Monroe County Department of Public Health said Monday that three more people have died of COVID-19, bringing the county's death toll to 239. The...
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Mon, 06/08/2020 - 3:48pm
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Protest during a pandemic? Leaders say it can be good for public health in the long term

As demonstrators gathered in downtown Rochester last week in protests against police brutality spurred by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Dr...
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Mon, 06/08/2020 - 9:13am
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Five more die of COVID-19 in Monroe County as number hospitalized falls again

Five more people have died of COVID-19 in Monroe County, the Department of Public Health said on Saturday. Those deaths brought the county's total toll...
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Sat, 06/06/2020 - 1:52pm
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African Americans dying of COVID-19 at almost triple the rate of white people in Monroe County

African Americans in Monroe County have higher rates of COVID-19 diagnoses, hospitalizations, and deaths than any other racial or ethnic group,...
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Fri, 06/05/2020 - 3:10pm
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Two more die of COVID-19 in Monroe County as confirmed coronavirus cases pass 3,000

The Monroe County Department of Public Health reported Thursday that two more people have died of COVID-19, bringing the county's death toll from the...
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 3:45pm
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