Tag Archives: covid19

Rochesterians donate nearly $4 million to Community Crisis Fund

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More than $3.8 million has been raised for the Community Crisis Fund, which was started roughly six weeks ago by the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and the Rochester Area Community Foundation. Nearly 600 individuals have donated more than ...

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Xerox reports drop in Q1 earnings, withdraws fiscal guidance amid pandemic upheaval (access required)

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Xerox Holdings Corp. on Tuesday reported a $320 million drop in first-quarter revenue and a 45-cent decline in earnings, missing Street estimates for EPS. The document company also withdrew its guidance for fiscal 2020 due to economic uncertainty surrounding the ...

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Reports: New York distributes $3 billion in unemployment funds as private-sector jobs tank (access required)

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New York state in March recorded the largest month-over-month drop in private-sector jobs since the Great Recession, data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows. Preliminary results from the DOL’s business and household surveys for March show that the number ...

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Heritage Christian Services to host virtual 100-minute race

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Like many other organizations that have had to postpone or hold virtual events rather than planned face-to-face gatherings, Heritage Christian Services plans to host an alternative fundraising event, the Stronger Together Virtual Race. Facing a $4 million loss in revenue ...

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County, city collaborate on pandemic initiative to counter racial disparities

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The city of Rochester and county of Monroe will partner with Jordan Health, Trillium Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center on a new initiative aimed at reducing racial and ethnic disparities related to COVID-19. “We know that COVID-19 ...

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Printer begins making face covering masks

Excelsus Solutions has begun manufacturing and distributing face covering masks to support local essential businesses. (photo provided)

Excelsus Solutions, a Rochester-based printing company, has begun manufacturing and distributing face-covering masks to support local essential businesses. The large-scale printing plant has repurposed equipment and appointed staff to the manufacturing of masks. The masks have been donated or sold ...

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New York AG issues warning to 17 area medical transport companies

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New York State Attorney General Letitia James has ordered 78 medical transportation companies and providers of transportation services to Medicaid recipients statewide, including 17 in the Rochester area, to stop providing group rides. An individual in the AG’s office said ...

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