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

Over the past several weeks, we have heard from many parents, families and student-athletes regarding a return of ‘higher-risk’ high school sports. This is an issue we’ve been continuously advocating for through the Finger Lakes Regional Control Room, to ensure our young athletes have an opportunity to compete safely.

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

The Monroe County Department of Public Health is expecting an allocation of approximately 1500 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine this week, which is enough to fulfill previously scheduled appointments of essential workers. These vaccinations will take place at our clinics at the County Fleet Center and the Rochester Riverside Convention Center through Wednesday.

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Monroe County Seeks to Hire Additional Nurses and Support Staff for COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello has announced that the County is seeking to hire 30 additional Registered Nurses to help with the COVID-19 vaccination effort. These temporary positions will be assigned to the County’s COVID-19 vaccination PODs and will play an integral role in administering the vaccine to Monroe County and Finger Lakes region residents.

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Monroe County and the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Hub Prepare for Phase 1B

Monroe County and the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Hub have begun preparations to increase vaccination efforts in response to the announcement that Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccination plan will begin in New York State on Monday, January 11, 2021.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Names James R. Pond as Director of Transportation

Pond, who was named Acting Director of Transportation after the retirement of ­­­­Timothy Frelier, brings over 20 years of prior experience with the Department of Transportation.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Vetoes County Legislature Term of Office Legislation

The measure delays the legislative redistricting process and could expose the County to costly litigation for not complying with the constitutional one-person one-vote principle.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Names Steve Lacy as Seneca Park Zoo Superintendent

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced the appointment of Steve Lacy as Superintendent of the Seneca Park Zoo. Lacy comes to the Seneca Park Zoo from SeaWorld San Antonio, where he most recently served as Manager of Entertainment Productions and Operations.

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Monroe County Begins COVID-19 Vaccination of EMS Personnel

Monroe County is beginning to vaccinate nearly 2,000 EMS workers from 19 agencies across Monroe County. The Monroe County Department of Public Health and the Monroe County Department of Public Safety are collaborating to administer the vaccinations at the County’s Fleet Center.

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Appoints Janson McNair as Director of the Office of Public Integrity

McNair comes to the Office of Public Integrity from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, where he most recently served as Commander of Staff Services, a position he has held since 2018.

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County Executive Adam Bello's First Budget Passes with Historic and Unanimous Support

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced the passage of the 2021 Monroe County budget with unanimous approval from the County Legislature, making it the first County spending plan to pass by a 29-0 vote in nearly 20 years.

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More Than 4,000 Monroe County Residents Have Received Free Covid-19 Tests at Asymptomatic Testing Sites

Approximately 7% of those tested received a positive result. While current testing slots are limited, additional opportunities will be announced soon.

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Monroe County, City of Rochester and Other Partners Launch County-Wide Influenza Vaccine Awareness Coalition

The coalition’s aim is to encourage more residents to receive their flu vaccinations, prevent illness and save critical resources needed for care of COVID-19 patients.

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County Executive Adam Bello Announces New Wage Agreement With CSEA

The county’s minimum wage will rise to $12.50 per hour effective January 1, 2021, in compliance with state law

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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 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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