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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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RASE COMMISSION TO HOST VIRTUAL LISTENING SESSION ON HUMAN & SOCIAL SERVICES

The Commission on Racial and Structural Equity (RASE) will host its second virtual Zoom Community Listening Session from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

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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.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES 24/7 EXPANSION OF COUNTY'S FIT TEAM, NEW TEAM TO COORDINATE ADDICTION CARE AND MENTAL HEALTH TASKFORCE

The initiatives are a first step toward a greater reimaging of the way Monroe County delivers critical services and care to individuals in crisis.

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MONROE COUNTY GOLF COURSES TO OPEN FRIDAY WITH NEW SOCIAL DISTANCING RESTRICTIONS

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Department of Parks Director Patrick Meredith on Thursday announced that the county's golf courses at Durand Eastman, Genesee Valley and Churchville parks will open Friday in accordance with an Executive Order signed this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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MONROE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ANNOUNCES PLAN TO PROVIDE SAFE HOUSING OPTION

The Monroe County Department of Public Health is pleased to announce the Clarion Pointe Rochester hotel, 2729 Monroe Ave., will serve as a safe housing option for people in mandatory quarantine or isolation.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE, OFFICIALS FROM URMC & ROCHESTER REGIONAL HEALTH, ANNOUNCE COLLABORATIVE COVID-19 SURGE CAPACITY PLAN

The Plan details a phased approach to increasing capacity within the community's two major health systems, as well as efforts to create a field hospital to meet additional needs if necessary.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES ZERO INTEREST SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE LOAN PROGRAM

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced the creation of an Emergency Small Business Assistance loan program to help businesses affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES JOB PORTAL FOR ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES AND JOB SEEKERS

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello this morning announced a job portal that will connect essential businesses who are looking to expand their workforce during the COVID-19 crisis and individuals across the community who are healthy and looking for work.

Voter Information

Use the Voter App to find your polling place, view your ballot, and check your registration.
Early voting is now open in Monroe County.

Voter App Early Voting Absentee Voting

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Visit the Board of Elections page for more elections/voting information

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.

Public Notice

A public hearing will be held on October 29 at 3pm on a proposed local law, "AMENDING THE MONROE COUNTY CHARTER TO CREATE A DEPARTMENT OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION.” Check back here at the time of the hearing for a link to the video stream.

View Full Public Notice View Local Law

 

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