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Two more die of COVID-19 in Monroe County

Monroe County’s COVID-19 death toll increased by two on Wednesday, according to data from the county public health department. Eighty-eight people have...
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Wed, 04/22/2020 - 2:42pm
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Health providers opening clinics to increase coronavirus test access for people of color

Administrators at two Rochester health providers said Tuesday that they are opening clinics in areas of the city where many people of color live. Jordan...
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Tue, 04/21/2020 - 3:13pm
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Five more die of COVID-19 in Monroe County as number of hospitalized climbs again

The number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment in Monroe County reached a new high of 99 on Tuesday, according to the county public health...
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Tue, 04/21/2020 - 12:22pm
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State health department conducts antibody testing in East Avenue Wegmans

The New York state health department has been testing shoppers at the East Avenue Wegmans store as part of an effort to gauge the prevalence of the...
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Mon, 04/20/2020 - 2:55pm
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URMC contributes to national coronavirus surveillance

The University of Rochester has contributed research to a national effort to track the spread and health impacts of the novel coronavirus. The group’s...
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Mon, 04/20/2020 - 9:44am
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State data demonstrates vulnerability of nursing home residents to COVID-19

One-eighth of all the COVID-19 deaths in Monroe County were residents at a single nursing home: St. John’s Home in Rochester, according to data...
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Fri, 04/17/2020 - 2:54pm
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As COVID-19 deaths rise in Monroe County nursing homes, doctors test some residents with no symptoms

As laboratories in Monroe County slowly increased the number of coronavirus tests they can run, a nursing home in Rochester began submitting more...
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Thu, 04/16/2020 - 6:44pm
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Survey details concerns of vulnerable populations during pandemic

The Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative has released its first results of a survey looking at what the area's most vulnerable populations are...
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Thu, 04/16/2020 - 1:49pm
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One new death from COVID-19 in Monroe County as number of recovered patients passes 500

The Monroe County public health department confirmed another death from COVID-19, bringing the county’s total known death toll to 57 as of Wednesday...
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Wed, 04/15/2020 - 8:52pm
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URMC lab begins testing some people with no symptoms of COVID-19

The University of Rochester Medical Center’s pathology lab has begun processing coronavirus tests for nursing home residents who have no symptoms of...
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Wed, 04/15/2020 - 2:59pm
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