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Thursday 24 September 2020
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Category: Health, Hot News

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...

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RCSD Accepts Dade’s Resignation; Hears Updated Budget Proposal

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Two hours after he called for a vote on the resignation of Superintendent Terry Dade,...

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Superintendent Dade Could be Within Days of Leaving RCSD

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net At one point in the middle of all the talk about deficits, Terry Dade said he never expected...

In December 2019, Greenlight Networks showed a map of its service area in the city. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group.

City Agreement with Greenlight Could Bring High-Speed Internet into Underserved Areas

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net An agreement between the city and Greenlight Networks could build a bridge over the digital...

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Puerto Rican Festival Suspended Because of COVID-19

Staff reports Note: See article in Spanish below (Artículo en español abajo) The Puerto Rican Festival, scheduled for Aug. 13-15, will...

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East High Faces Cuts as RCSD Superintendent Closes Budget Gap

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Rochester City School District Superintendent Terry Dade proposed closing two schools,...

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...

Rochester Mayor, Lovely Warren

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...

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Dade Proposes $948.9M Balanced Budget to School Board

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net For each item that goes back into the budget, Rochester City School Superintendent Terry Dade...

Julio Saenz, Ibero American Action League. Provided photo

Ibero is Among Community Agencies Helping During COVID-19 Crisis

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