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Category: COVID-19, Featured News, Health, Local News

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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...

Memorial Day Weekend Tests Resolve to Wear Mask, Stay 6 Feet Apart

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Memorial Day – the unofficial start to summer, which this year promises to be different...

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‘Protect Your Circle” Videos Urge Everyone to Do Their Part

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net As businesses owners start thinking about when they can reopen, Orlando Ortiz wants to make...

Delaying Routine Health Care Costs Patients and Providers

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net In the first full week of May, the number people with COVID-19 who were hospitalized in...

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City to Mail Masks to Every Household

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net City residents, your mask is in the mail. Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren announced May 8 that...

Dr. Michael Mendoza, commissioner of the  Monroe County Department of Public Health, at a Zoom news conference May 1, 2020. Patti  Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

What Does it Mean to ‘Flatten the Curve’ of COVID-19?

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Since the first case of COVID-19 in Monroe County in mid-March, we’ve heard about...

Dr. Michael Mendoza, commissioner of the Monroe County Department of Public Health. Provided photo

COVID-19 Crisis Highlights Disparities in Access to Care

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net COVID-19 is highlighting what people of color – and the medical community — knew...

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Mayor Pleads With Latino, Black Communities: Heed Warnings About COVID-19

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Ministers making Facebook videos. Robocalls to homes. Using whatever tools are available and...

From April 6, 2020 until further notice, all trash will have to fit into the green refuse toter or blue recycling toter. No bulk items will be collected as the city adjusts trash collection because of COVID-19. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

City Suspends Bulk Refuse Collection During COVID-19 Outbreak

Staff reports As of April 6, the city will suspend the collection of bulk refuse. The hold is in effect until further notice. Normal refuse...