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Monroe County to Partner with Local Municipalities on Community COVID-19 Testing Initiative

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced that the County’s Department of Public Health and partner municipalities have arranged a series of targeted asymptomatic testing sites in response to portions of our community being designated COVID-19 Orange Cluster Zones.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Announces CARES Act Funding Agreement with Local Municipalities

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced today that Monroe County will provide local municipalities and fire districts with more than $9 million in federal CARES Act funding to reimburse them for COVID-19-related expenses.

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Joint Statement from Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Public Health Commission Dr. Michael Mendoza

Due to increasing spread of COVID-19, parts of Monroe County have been designated as an orange cluster zone. Unfortunately, this designation will bring new restrictions to our economy including the closure of high-risk, non-essential businesses and reduce in-person gatherings to no more than 10 people.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Announces Veterans Day Special At Monroe County Parks Golf Courses

In honor of Veterans Day, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello has announced that Monroe County will be extending free greens fees and cart rentals at Churchville, Durand Eastman and Genesee Valley golf courses for all veterans and active duty military members.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Unveils Proposed 2021 Monroe County Budget

Reduces the tax rate by $0.26, the largest decrease in almost 20 years. Limits spending growth to .38%, well below rate of inflation. Invests in programs and services to help Monroe County respond and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MONROE COUNTY ANNOUNCES OPENING OF IRONDEQUOIT BAY OUTLET BRIDGE

Bridge will open Monday, November 2, 2020 for vehicular traffic.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Announces Fast Forward Monroe Small Business Grant Program

Utilizes $15 million in CARES Act funding to assist businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello And The Seneca Park Zoo Announce Arrival Of Male Southern White Rhino

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Seneca Park Zoo officials are excited to announce the arrival of a male southern white rhino named Jiwe (pronounced Gee-way).  Jiwe was born in December, 2016 at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Texas.

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Monroe County Public Health Department Releases Halloween Health And Safety Guidelines For County Residents

The Monroe County Public Health Department today released a Halloween “dos and don’ts” flyer to help local residents celebrate the holiday safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Download Flyer

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Announces Funding For New Healthcare Training Program At Monroe Community College

Monroe County has committed $550,000 in CARES Act funding for Monroe Community College (MCC) to develop, implement, and manage a workforce development partnership, MPower Healthcare.

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County Executive Adam Bello Announces Monroe County's First Ever Addiction Services Director

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced the addition of Dr. Tisha Smith as Monroe County’s first Director of Addiction Services. In this newly created role, Dr. Smith will oversee the 8-member Monroe County Improving Addiction Coordination Team (IMPACT) to help combat the ongoing substance abuse disorder crisis within the county.

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Monroe County Medical Examiner Releases 2019 Heroin And Fentanyl Overdose Data

Fatal overdoses decreased from 2018, but the proportion of African Americans who died increased nearly 8 percentage points.

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Monroe County Department Of Public Health, UR Medicine And Rochester Regional Health Urge Local Residents To Get Their Flu Shots

Flu shots are readily available at primary care offices, area pharmacies and several public clinics scheduled throughout the fall.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Announces Monroe Community Hospital Appointments

Alyssa Tallo has been named Executive Director for MCH, where she had served as its Deputy Director since 2019 and as Acting Executive Director since May of 2020. Desmond Jackson will join Tallo at Monroe Community Hospital as Deputy Executive Director. He comes to MCH from Clifton Springs Nursing Home where he was an Assistant Administrator.

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Local Leaders Announce Community Effort To Assist In Eviction Cases

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello, Congressman Joe Morelle, 7th Judicial District Administrative Judge Craig Doran and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren today announced a new Monroe County Special COVID Intervention Part (SCIP) court structure that will streamline landlord/tenant cases and link people facing eviction with legal and housing support services.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Announces New Director, New Vision For Youth Bureau

Brent Whitfield's appointment is part of the County Executive’s commitment to overhauling youth services and ensuring that the county supports young people, especially those in vulnerable populations.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Announces Arrival Of Male Red Panda At The Seneca Park Zoo

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Seneca Park Zoo officials announce the arrival of a male red panda named Willie who will join the Zoo’s female red panda, Starlight.

COVID-19 Information & Testing

COVID-19 RESOURCES & DAILY UPDATES Find a Test Site

Testing is available to all New Yorkers statewide. You do not need to be symptomatic or an essential worker to get a test.

Test sites run by New York State are free. The state runs a test site at Monroe Community College. Test sites operated by private companies (pharmacies, medical practices, not-for-profits) may charge fees. you are advised to check with the testing site and your insurer in advance of being tested.

The Health Department is looking for job applicants to help support the COVID-19 Task Force. Apply online at the link below.

Apply For Job - COVID-19 Health Clerk

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