Wednesday 20 January 2021
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Category: Business, City, Health, Hot News, Top Stories

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

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

Rochester Mayor, Lovely Warren

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

Patti Singer 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...

Beatriz Lebron, RCSD School Board Commissioner

LeBron, Barnhart, Lupien ‘Zoom’ in on Residents’ Concerns

Patti Singer A Monroe County legislator, a Rochester City Council member and a Rochester Board of...

Monroe County Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza, left, at a news conference March 12, 2020 about COVID-19. File photo

Health Department to Issue Regular Updates on COVID-19

Patti Singer Monroe County has 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 10 a.m. March 17, according to the...

Julio Saenz, Ibero American Action League. Provided photo

Ibero is Among Community Agencies Helping During COVID-19 Crisis

Patti Singer Even before the first confirmed local case of COVID-19, officials in Rochester and Monroe...