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URMC receives grant funding to aid sickle cell treatment

The University of Rochester Medical Center has been named the recipient of a grant for sickle cell anemia treatment, a condition that disproportionately...
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Mon, 06/29/2020 - 12:07pm
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More rallies and marches around Rochester for racial justice and equity

Hundreds of people turned out again in downtown Rochester on Saturday as part of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations that have been going on since...
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Sun, 06/14/2020 - 6:35am
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Cancer treatment at Wilmot continues amid pandemic challenges, doctors urge patients to seek care

The Wilmot Cancer Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center is resuming postponed procedures and turning more to telemedicine amid the...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 5:03pm
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URMC to furlough nearly 3,500 staff as COVID-19 depresses revenues

The University of Rochester Medical Center will begin placing 3,473 employees -- just shy of 20% of its staff -- on furlough next week, the hospital...
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Sun, 05/10/2020 - 6:38pm
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URMC and Rochester Regional to test COVID-19 vaccine

The University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester Regional Health are among the institutions partnering with the drug company Pfizer and the...
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Tue, 05/05/2020 - 12:48pm
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URMC says staff furloughs may begin as early as May 10

The University of Rochester Medical Center says it may need to furlough some employees starting in early May. There was an indication furloughs would be...
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Tue, 04/28/2020 - 8:47am
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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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URMC sends team of health care providers to support efforts in NYC

UR Medicine says that Strong Memorial Hospital is sending a team of providers downstate to support health care workers dealing with the COVID-19...
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Sun, 04/05/2020 - 3:54pm
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Hospital system leaders reveal 'surge capacity' plans

Monroe County and hospital system officials detailed their plans Friday morning for what they will do if an influx of COVID-19 patients overwhelms local...
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 9:58am
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Healthcare workers concerned about getting enough protective equipment

Many people in New York state are staying home this week to avoid being exposed and spreading the coronavirus, however healthcare workers and other...
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Mon, 03/23/2020 - 6:14am
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