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More cases of COVID-19 confirmed at Demay Living Center in Newark

There are even more confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Demay Living Center in Newark, Wayne County. New cases were identified and published to Rochester Regional Health’s dedicated portal on the Demay outbreak, which was reported several days ago. “Due to our ... MORE
Counties will have authority to mandate masks inside schools

Counties will have authority to mandate masks inside schools

Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday in his daily update that schools won’t be able to decide whether masks are required or not. The Governor said that after being asked by downstate county leaders if counties could have the authority to make ... MORE
AG’s office says Cuomo hasn’t violated law after nursing home data ‘stonewalled’ by NYS Health

AG’s office says Cuomo, NYS hasn’t violated law by blocking nursing home data release

While reporters around the state have been pushing for the release of nursing home death toll data connected to the COVID-19 pandemic – the state’s Attorney General claimed that Governor Cuomo isn’t violating any law by delaying the release of it. The ... MORE
California added to travel quarantine list, but Massachusetts gets exemption

California added to NYS travel quarantine list, but Massachusetts gets exemption

Another state has been added to the COVID-19 travel restriction list. Another neighboring state has reached the threshold to be included, but was omitted by state leaders. The latest addition is California, which was added to the travel advisory on Tuesday. Meanwhile, ... MORE
SUNY schools will require students to test negative for COVID-19 before being allowed to go home for Thanksgiving

SUNY leaders: Students must test negative for COVID-19 before heading home for Thanksgiving break

SUNY campuses across New York are taking an unusual and far-reaching step to address the spread of the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19. Students at SUNY schools will be required to test negative before they are allowed to leave for Thanksgiving break, according ... MORE
Costco starts selling COVID saliva test, but it comes with hefty price tag and concerns

Costco starts selling COVID saliva test, but it comes with hefty price tag and concerns

Costco is a place where members shop for items in bulk. Now though, the company is selling a COVID-19 test for at-home swabbing. It’s a saliva test and says results can be returned in 24-72 hours. A telemedicine app delivers results after ... MORE
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COVID cluster of 61 cases identified at DeMay Living Center in Newark

COVID cluster of 61 cases identified at DeMay Living Center in Newark

Officials in Wayne County say a COVID cluster has been identified at the DeMay Living Center, which is located in Newark. The total number of cases at this point has risen to 61. Altogether 47 of the positive cases are residents of ... MORE
Cuomo: Rise in statewide COVID cases because of national spike

Cuomo: Rise in statewide COVID cases because of national spike

Governor Andrew Cuomo is pointing blame at the rest of the U.S. as New York’s infection rate grows. The state’s infection rate grew to 1.45% including hotspots, and as of Monday, 1,059 people had been hospitalized in New York with COVID-19. Last ... MORE
Officials: Strict enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines will continue in Seneca County

Officials: Strict enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines will continue in Seneca County

Officials say they will continue strict enforcement of COVID-19 regulations in Seneca County, but hope to remain business friendly in the process. Following recent increases in coronavirus cases across the region and New York, state officials have issued additional guidance to local ... MORE
Waterloo closes middle school on Monday, hopes to reopen on Tuesday

Waterloo closes middle school on Monday, hopes to reopen on Tuesday

An email sent to families in the Waterloo Central School District indicates that students at the middle school went remote on Monday. Hopefully, they will return on Tuesday. An email from Superintendent Terri Bavis indicated that the move was made out of ... MORE
Dundee has positive COVID case at elementary school, but in-person learning continues forward

Dundee has positive COVID case at elementary school, but in-person learning continues forward

A letter to parents in the Dundee Central School District indicates that one person tested positive for the Coronavirus. It was a student at the Elementary School. It’s the first case for the district since they reopened. The statement issued by the ... MORE
Monica’s Pies hopes to reopen this week after employee tests positive for COVID

Monica’s Pies hopes to reopen this week after employee tests positive for COVID

Last week a worker at Monica’s Pies tested positive for the Coronavirus. Owner Monica Schenk was hopeful that she’d be able to reopen on October 29th. The famous local spot has been featured on the Food Network and an array of cooking ... MORE
Keuka will continue remote learning through fall semester keeping campus 'mostly closed'

Keuka will continue remote learning through fall semester keeping campus ‘mostly closed’

Keuka College will continue distance learning through the end of the semester. “As much as we hoped to welcome our students back this semester, it’s in the best interest of their safety – and the community’s safety – to limit their travel ... MORE
Tiki Bar in Waterloo has liquor license suspended by NYS

Tiki Bar North in Waterloo has liquor license suspended by NYS

A bar in Seneca County has had its liquor license suspended by New York State for violating coronavirus-related guidelines. The news came down on Friday in an updated press release from the Liquor Authority. It began on September 26th following complaints of ... MORE
63 new cases of COVID-19 in Cayuga County as cluster at prison grows

63 new cases of COVID-19 in Cayuga County as cluster at prison grows

Health officials in Cayuga County reported 21 new cases of COVID-19, as an outbreak connected to the state prison system continues to grow in Southern Cayuga County. In an update on Friday, officials said that 301 people are in mandatory quarantine, and ... MORE