Department of Communications

204 County Office Building
39 W. Main St.
Rochester, NY 14614

 Phone: 585 753-1080
 Fax: 585 753-1068
 [email protected]

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Meaghan M. McDermott
Deputy Director

The Monroe County Communications Department serves as the central source of county information for its employees, the general public and the media. The department is responsible for a number of county communications functions such as media relations, social marketing, public information activities, emergency response, graphic coordination and special events planning.

Serving as the vital link between local government and the people it serves, the Communications Department’s goal is to effectively communicate and promote government policies and programs. In turn, it listens and responds to the needs of its customers—thus building trust.

The Communications Director also serves as the Public Information Officer. Freedom of Information Requests are handled through this office.

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)