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Students keep busy during two-week quarantine

Students keep busy during two-week quarantine

August 12, 2020

Undergraduates who arrived August 1 for a New York State–required quarantine are finding plenty to do while they prepare for the fall semester.

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New medical residents experience a different kind of welcome into URMC

New medical residents experience a different kind of welcome into URMC

August 3, 2020

New residents at the Medical Center were introduced to the University through an orientation program that followed safety and health guidelines while maintaining personal connections.

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Students arrive for mandated COVID-19 quarantine

Students arrive for mandated COVID-19 quarantine

August 2, 2020

Wearing masks and following physical distancing guidelines, students from New York’s restricted travel states arrived August 1 to begin a 14-day quarantine.

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University joins phase 3 test of coronavirus vaccine

University joins phase 3 test of coronavirus vaccine

July 29, 2020

In a collaboration with Rochester Regional Health, the Medical Center delivered the country’s first doses of a potential vaccine to volunteers in a final national trial before FDA approval.

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In time of masking mandates, how to evaluate exemptions?

In time of masking mandates, how to evaluate exemptions?

July 24, 2020

Balancing the safety of the general public while accommodating people with legitimate medical challenges is a “new frontier,” says a University health policy expert.

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Restart: ‘Committed to safety and welfare of students‘

Restart: ‘Committed to safety and welfare of students‘

July 24, 2020

Faculty and staff involved in undergraduate life outlined plans to keep students and other members of the community safe as they return this fall.

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Restart: Provost webinar outlines health and safety protocols for fall

Restart: Provost webinar outlines health and safety protocols for fall

July 24, 2020

“I am confident we can keep faculty and students very safe,” Michael Apostolakos, chief medical officer of Strong Memorial and Highland Hospitals, said of health and safety protocols in place as campus reopens.

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Study: Twitter mirrors our attitudes and feelings about COVID-19

Study: Twitter mirrors our attitudes and feelings about COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Themes of anxiety, depression, and fear of shortages emerge as Rochester researchers continue to mine social media as a reflection of the United States “in the moment.”

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FAQ: COVID-19 testing on campus

FAQ: COVID-19 testing on campus

July 16, 2020

University experts outline the COVID-19 testing and monitoring protocols being put in place as the campus looks to reopen.

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Rochester biologists selected for ‘rapid research’ on COVID-19

Rochester biologists selected for ‘rapid research’ on COVID-19

July 16, 2020

Rochester biologists are exploring how coronavirus interacts with cellular proteins to cause COVID-19 under a priority NSF program.

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