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Excellus BCBS awards funding to 14 area nonprofits (access required)

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More than one dozen area nonprofits will receive Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s Community Health Awards to help improve health and health care in the community. The awards are part of more than $200,000 the health plan is donating to 53 nonprofits ...

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Ortho Clinical Diagnostics receives $53.7 million COVID-19 testing contract (access required)

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Rochester’s Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has been awarded a $53.7 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to fund manufacturing capacity expansion dedicated to U.S. customers of the company’s COVID-19 antigen and two antibody tests and for the company’s VITROS ...

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Excellus BCBS offers educational COVID-19 vaccine website (access required)

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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is working to help the community become vaccine ready during National Minority Health Month. Excellus BCBS has created a dedicated COVID-19 website that offers up-to-the-minute information on what individuals need to know such as how to schedule ...

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Report: Small businesses still in precarious financial position (access required)

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New research from Paychex Inc. has found that three of the biggest obstacles businesses face are financial instability, bringing employees back to the office and developing a COVID-19 vaccine policy. The survey showed that small- and mid-size business owners continue ...

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New York AG report details patient neglect, other conduct during pandemic (access required)

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A new report from New York Attorney General Letitia James on COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes has community members and organizations statewide calling for answers and looking for solutions. Thursday’s report — a sprawling, in-depth 76-page document — details an ...

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Unshackle Upstate releases 2021 advocacy agenda (access required)

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Unshackle Upstate, a pro-taxpayer education and advocacy organization, has released its 2021 Advocacy Agenda. The group again takes issue with taxes, prevailing wage mandates and the Scaffold Law, but this year also addresses the pandemic. “Given the state of New ...

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