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

Rochester Regional Health is converting the building that used to house Macy's at the former Irondequoit Mall into an expanded facility for the Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing. (Rendering provided by Clark Patterson Lee)

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)

120/80, perfect!

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

RIT's Catering started delivering regular meals to healthcare workers. (RIT photo by Autumn Greer)

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)

Volunteers regularly sort medical supplies at InterVol for shipment to needy places abroad. Photo supplied by InterVol.

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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Rochester Regional Health opens Wegman Center for Workforce Development (access required)

Rochester Regional Health's Wegman Center for Workforce Development, unveiled Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Honoring a $5 million gift from the Wegman Family Charitable Foundation, Rochester Regional Health has dubbed its newest nursing education center the “Wegman Center for Workforce Development.” The $5 million, gifted in August, was tailored to fit into Rochester Regional ...

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