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Public health and safety, economic development are Bello budget priorities (access required)

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today will submit a $1.28 billion budget to the County Legislature that focuses on public safety and public health, economic and workforce development, and rebuilding community infrastructure. The budget would increase spending by 3.4 percent ...

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Federal COVID vaccination regulations likely to be challenged (access required)

As anticipated, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued regulations requiring workers at private companies with at least 100 employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested weekly, but the rules are expected to be challenged in court.

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Causewave collaborates on Matchstick Prize for local nonprofit (access required)

Causewave Community Partners is partnering with the Credit Union Collective — the Summit, Pittsford and Reliant Credit Unions — Rochester Area Community Foundation and News 8 WROC-TV to award an outstanding small, local nonprofit organization with the Matchstick Prize. It ...

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Benefits, pitfalls of continuing medical education moving online (access required)

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced continuing medical education into online formats, which has made it more accessible to more clinicians while limiting the informal connections that in-person education used to provide.

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Addressing racial disparities in health care a primary goal in education (access required)

Understanding and addressing racial disparities in health care is a key part of the curriculum at area schools as educators look to increase awareness of the issue and help prepare a workforce equipped to care for a diverse community. 

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Hickey Freeman adding 100 jobs (access required)

Hickey Freeman will hire up to 100 new workers to meet production demands for new clothing agreements and also may benefit from Sen. Charles Schumer’s plan to create a U.S.-based supply chain for the production of personal protective equipment. Headquartered ...

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Monroe County seeks public input on use of federal funds (access required)

Monroe County has launched two initiatives meant to ensure short- and long-term growth and stability, and wants public input on how $144 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds should be spent. Bring Back Monroe is the county’s agenda ...

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Dr. Mendoza to receive state Senate Commendation Award (access required)

Dr. Michael Mendoza will receive the New York State Senate Commendation Award today, recognition for his guidance as Monroe County’s commissioner of public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sen. Jeremy Cooney (D-Rochester) presented the award, which honors “exceptional people throughout ...

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