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Hundreds gather at Rochester hospital to protest vaccine mandates

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — As COVID-19 mandates continue to grow, some area residents showed their disapproval for pending mandatory inoculations for healthcare workers. A large number gathered out in front of Strong Memorial Hospital to protest on Monday afternoon. “All we want is a choice. A choice to either have...
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Fact Check extra: Clinics offering J&J vaccines on Tuesday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)— In Nikki Rudd's Fact Check from Tuesday, she looked into available spots for you to get the one-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine as many of you said you couldn't find it. Here's a look at the clinics offering the J&J for Tuesday, Sep.21. Diva Defined Salon &...
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VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System offering walk-in flu vaccine clinics

Henrietta, N.Y./Canandaigua, N.Y. — The VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System is stepping up to help protect veterans and their families against the flu. The Calkins Road VA Clinic and the Canandaigua VA will be holding walk-in flu shot clinics in the weeks ahead. Health care professional stress, with COVID still...
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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine now safe for 5 to 11-year-olds

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Monday morning, Pfizer and BioNTech say their vaccination is safe and effective for children ages five to 11 to protect themselves from coronavirus. The companies plan to get emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), much like they did for the adult version earlier this year. In a joint press release, the two drugmakers said the results from their phase two and three trials showed favorable and robust antibody responses for children with two doses, 21 days apart. Leading up to this announcement, vaccine trials started three months ago right here at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
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Fact Check: Low local supply of J&J vaccine?

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)—Are supplies of certain COVID shots running low? Viewers have contacted us claiming they can't get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the Rochester area. It has been popular because it's just one shot not two doses like Pfizer and Moderna. News10NBC's Nikki Rudd found out here in...
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'We’re in a hurry,': Rochester pediatric infectious disease specialist on what Pfizer announcement means for parents

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Pfizer and BioNTech announced Monday that their COVID-19 vaccine is safe and generated "robust neutralizing antibody responses" in children ages 5-11 in a Phase 2/3 trial, a major step toward authorization for that key age group. Dr. Michael Pichichero is a pediatric infectious disease specialist. He's helped...
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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Students attending in-person classes, working on campus, living in the residence halls, or participating in on-campus activities or services must provide verification of a COVID-19 vaccination by next Monday, September 27, 2021. The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, free and available throughout our community. Today, September 21, MCC Health Services will...
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Vaccine mandate opponents carry swastikas during protest in Geneseo

GENESEO – A protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandates for health care workers turned heads on Route 20A near the Noyes Urgent Care at 50 E. South St. Thursday afternoon, especially two protesters who were seen carrying apparently homemade posters bearing large swastikas. Billed by organizers as a “freedom rally,” Thursday’s...
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‘Project Homeless Connect’ helps Rochester’s most vulnerable get vaccinated

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Trillium Health, alongside other local organizations, are helping the homeless population in Rochester stay protected against COVID-19. The “Project Homeless Connect” event Wednesday in Rochester offered health and human services to those experiencing homelessness in the area. Those involved say the event was a great way...
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