vaccination

Pfizer vaccine available this week; county officials say surge continues

Monroe County vaccination sites will have the Pfizer vaccine this week according to county officials. The two-dose vaccine has been approved by the FDA...
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 4:51am
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More than 11,000 local medical staff vaccinated, vaccine clinics continue through holidays.

More than 9,000 medical staff with the University of Rochester Medical Center and 2,000 at Rochester Regional Health have been vaccinated for the...
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Thu, 12/24/2020 - 8:20am
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Cuomo asks Trump for help on potential COVID-19 vaccine 

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has written a letter on behalf of all the states’ governors asking President Donald Trump to form a clear plan on how to...
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Thu, 10/15/2020 - 11:38am
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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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Connections: How the pandemic is affecting vaccination rates for children

With all of the talk about a coronavirus vaccine, a concerning trend has taken hold in the United States and around the world: children are missing...
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Mon, 05/04/2020 - 11:29am
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Finger Lakes family back in court over son’s vaccine exemption

A Yates County family whose son was barred from school after being denied a medical exemption for vaccines was back in court Friday, arguing that he...
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Fri, 02/21/2020 - 1:45pm
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Vaccination against HPV grows locally as lawmakers push for mandatory immunization

The number of people vaccinated against human papillomavirus in Monroe County has grown, though it’s still below the levels sought by government...
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Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:48pm
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Monroe County extends clinic hours for back-to-school vaccine push

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and public health commissioner Michael Mendoza on Wednesday urged families to get their children vaccinated in...
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Wed, 08/28/2019 - 1:35pm
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Connections: Discussing the state of vaccines and vaccine exemptions

New York State is joining a growing list of states that have banned religious exemptions for vaccines. And while the state passed the ban this year,...
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Tue, 07/09/2019 - 10:48am
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Livingston County reports two mumps cases

Two people in Livingston County have come down with mumps, according to health officials there. Both live in the county, and both were fully vaccinated,...
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Fri, 05/17/2019 - 1:04pm
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