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Rochester Regional Health opens new medical campus in Geneseo (access required)

A long-awaited Rochester Regional Health medical campus has opened in Geneseo. The new campus is billed as a one-stop facility that offers nearly one dozen new and existing specialty services. “We’re proud to play a larger role in serving Geneseo ...

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New campaign aims to reduce carbon footprint (access required)

On Thursday, Sept. 23, Causewave Community Partners will unveil a new campaign to promote the use of carbon-free electricity to power the region’s buildings and vehicles. AMPED, an initiative that was developed by a number of community partners including Climate ...

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RRH urology department receives $5 million donation (access required)

Rochester Regional Health’s Urology Department has received a $5 million gift to establish the Di Francesco Urology Institute. The donation came from Olindo and Filomena Di Francesco. “Money doesn’t mean anything if you can’t do things to help others,” said ...

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Collaborative helps keep children on track (access required)

Children’s Institute, Causewave Community Partners and a collaborative of child-serving organizations this week announced a new community campaign to ensure families are aware of the benefits and availability of free developmental checks for young children. Organizers noted that just 20 ...

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Rochester Regional to become first health system in Finger Lakes with $15 minimum wage (access required)

In July 2021, Rochester Regional Health will become the first health system in the Finger Lakes Region to raise its minimum wage to $15. It is a journey the health system began with a commitment in 2016 to raise its ...

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Rochester Regional to open College of Health Careers at former Irondequoit Mall (access required)

Rochester Regional Health is dealing with a nursing shortage head-on. The health services organization has welcomed the first class of students to its College of Health Careers, located in the once-abandoned Macy’s building in the former Irondequoit Mall. “Once again, ...

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Rochester Regional Health one step closer to clean energy goal (access required)

Rochester Regional Health expects to save more than $220,000 a year through a community solar program with Nexamp. The program will support the expansion of clean energy resources at Rochester Regional Health’s facilities while also sharing the benefits with the ...

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Local hospitals to receive federal ‘safety net’ funding (access required)

Several hospitals statewide are slated to share nearly $300 million in emergency federal funding, including four in the Rochester metro area. U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand on Friday announced the “safety net” funding, which will provide health care ...

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Local hospitals begin non-emergency surgeries again

Rochester’s two health systems are beginning non-emergency surgeries again this week after Gov. Andrew Cuomo identified Monroe County as one the 35 counties that can start easing pandemic restrictions on its hospital activities.  Such surgeries were on hold for the ...

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RIT shares food with health care workers and campus community

With a full larder and few people on campus to serve, Rochester Institute of Technology started using up its food supplies this week by delivering regular meals to health care workers at Rochester Regional Health.  The university plans to deliver ...

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Businesses, non-profits collect supplies for Bahamas hurricane relief (access required)

Schools, banks, health systems, car dealerships and a beverage giant are all accepting donations for hurricane relief being coordinated by InterVol, the non-profit humanitarian agency based in Rochester. InterVol is working with the Rochester Regional Health, the Sands Family and ...

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Michelin-star-winning chef headlines June fundraiser (access required)

Richard Reddington, the Michelin-star winning chef who ran two acclaimed restaurants in the Napa Valley region, will highlight a foodie fundraising event on the site of the annual jazz fest in Rochester. Reddington plans to open a restaurant in Rochester ...

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