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Unvaccinated healthcare workers who used religious exemption have until Monday to get COVID vaccine

Health systems across the region will have to get employees vaccinated immediately, or face consequences of the state’s vaccine mandate. After weeks of uncertainty around the September mandate requiring all healthcare workers at large healthcare systems to get the COVID-19 vaccine or ... MORE
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Rochester General Hospital adding beds, greatly expanding emergency department as shortage mounts

Rochester General Hospital is expanding its hospital to enhance emergency room care. The hospital giant will build a structure outside of the emergency department in Rochester to expand care. Hospital officials announced the change on Thursday. Rochester Regional Health Chair of Emergency ... MORE
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Major employers say hospital workers will be terminated if they don’t get COVID vaccine by September 27

Finger Lakes-area hospitals are moving forward with their plans to require all healthcare workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the coming weeks. It’s a statewide mandate that has sparked concern among some that staff members will walk instead of getting vaccinated ... MORE
Hospitals say virus still persists

Hospitals say virus still persists for those not vaccinated

Hospitals say they’re still dealing with the impacts of Covid-19 despite progress being made toward the virus. The University of Rochester Medical Center doctors are seeing two to five new patients admitted each day with the virus, many of whom are not ... MORE
Clifton Springs, Newark-Wayne hospitals adjusting visitation starting Monday

Clifton Springs, Newark-Wayne hospitals adjusting visitation starting Monday

A number of local hospitals are increasing visitation, as cases of COVID-19 in the Finger Lakes deceases. Effective Monday, April 5, visitation at Rochester General Hospital, Unity Hospital, Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, and United Memorial Medical Center will expand to ... MORE
Rochester Regional Health CEO to retire in July

Rochester Regional Health CEO to retire in July

Rochester Regional Health President & CEO Eric Bieber, MD, has announced that he plans to retire in July. Now the Rochester Regional Board of Directors will be tasked with conducting a search for his successor. They said in a press release that ... MORE
Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

One of the nursing homes operated by Rochester Regional Health here in the Finger Lakes saw the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. As of January 22 there had been 108 cases of COVID-19 among residents at DeMay Living Center in Newark. There ... MORE
Rochester Regional Health, St. Lawrence Health System obtain needed approvals for partnership

Rochester Regional Health, St. Lawrence Health System obtain needed approvals for partnership

Rochester Regional Health and St. Lawrence Health System announced that they have obtained all regulatory approvals and finalized an affiliation between the two. It will allow St. Lawrence Health System to continue to elevate the standard of care. “This was a deliberate ... MORE
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DEBRIEF: Why is it important to get flu shot during Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

Dr. Steven Schulz says getting a flu shot is even more important this year, than it has been in the past. He’s the Pediatric Medical Director for Rochester Regional Health’s Monroe County practices, as well as Finger Lakes Medical Associates, which has ... MORE