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New York state has yet to release data on the number of Latinos and Blacks who have received either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna vaccine. File photo

So Far, No Data on Number of COVID-19 Vaccines for Latinos, Blacks

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) How many Latinos and Blacks have received COVID-19 vaccine...

Save Rochester Voices Concern Over Potential Vaccine Mandate

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net As COVID-19 vaccination extends to more health care workers, nursing home residents and...

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City Offers Guide to Prepare Families If COVID-19 Hits Home

Staff reports (Versión en español disponible.) If you or a family member were to get COVID-19, do you have enough masks and cleaning...

Transportation worker Carlos Rosa of Rochester, left, was the first of 10 employees at the University of Rochester Medical Center to receive their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, administered by nurse and director of employee health Laura Caruso, Dec, 14, 2020. Photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

‘Exciting Day’ for Rochester as Vaccinations Begin for Health Care Workers

Patti  Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) Rochester received its first doses of the...

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Numbers Show Why Jordan Health Needed to be COVID-19 Test Site

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) Health Center marked the six-month anniversary of its...

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Monroe County Issues English and Spanish Versions of Announcement of Possible COVID-19 Exposures at Pentecostal Holiness Church

Staff reports The Monroe County Department of Public Health is urging anyone who visited Pentecostal Holiness Church, 939 N. Clinton Ave....

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C.A.R.E. Coalition Works to Strengthen North Clinton Neighborhood

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español abajo.) The construction on La Marketa is not the only indication that...

Rudy Rivera, executive director of the Father Tracy Advocacy Center, speaks out about the increase in percent of overdose deaths among Latinos and Blacks. File photo

Blacks, Latinos Accounted for Higher Percentage of Monroe County OD Deaths in 2019

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español abajo.) The percentage of Blacks and Hispanics who died from heroin...

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Test Negative for COVID-19? Keep That Mask On

Test Negative for COVID-19? Keep That Mask On By: Patti Singer pattisinger@miniorityreporter.net (Versión en español abajo.) More than...

Narcan can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The medication comes in two doses. Photo by Patti Singer/LaVoz

Under Proposed Law, Opioid Prescription Comes with Dose of Narcan

Patti Singer pattisinger@miniorityreporter.net A bill being proposed in the Monroe County Legislature would require that anyone receiving a...