Sickle Cell Awareness Blood Drive Saturday January 29th

January 27, 2022

Want to donate blood? Saturday January 29th from 10 AM to 3 PM at Rochester Academy of Medicine located at East Ave, There will be a sickle cell awareness blood drive. About 1 in 13 African Americans carry the sickle cell trait, Estimated 100,000 in the US have Sickle Cell Disease, and approximately 2,000 babies […]

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Local Blood Supply Low, Area Doctors Concerned

January 27, 2022

Local health leaders are concerned about the shortage of blood donations and are asking for donors to help. The reason for the low blood supply is there are fewer donors and due to the pandemic there have not been as many blood drives held. The American Red Cross is encouraging people to donate blood by […]

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West Seneca Couple Faces Felony Charge After Using a Fake Vaccine Card at Bills Game

January 27, 2022

At the last home Buffalo Bills game for the season, a West Seneca couple has been accused of using fake COVID-19 vaccination cards to attend the playoff game. According to Erie County District Attorney John Flynn, 34-year-old Michael Naab and 37-year-old Amber Naab presented falsified vaccine cards at Highmark Stadium. Since October 31st, proof of […]

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Big Change For People Who Owe Money To SUNY Schools

January 26, 2022

Do you owe money to any state University? There was a big announcement Tuesday from the State University of Board of Trustees, it’s reported they’ll no longer be holding out on transcripts for students who have outstanding balances. To Read More Click Here. Source: WHEC-TV

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BioNTech/Pfizer Begins Testing an Omicron-Specific COVID-19 Vaccine

January 26, 2022

In a new clinical trial announced yesterday, Pfizer and BioNTech have begun a clinical trial to evaluate a new, omicron-specific vaccine for COVID-19. Even though people who are vaccinated and boosted appear to be better protected against severe COVID symptoms and hospitalization from omicron, the new highly contagious variant has still led to breakthrough cases […]

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Local Pop Up COVID-19 Testing Site Under Investigation By The BBB

January 25, 2022

The pop up COVID-19 testing site on Mt. Hope Avenue in Rochester still remains closed. The Center for COVID Control stopped operating and had planned to reopen again by January 22nd. The pop up testing site is now under investigation by the Better Business Bureau after customers complained about not receiving their COVID-19 test results. […]

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Google Sued By 4 State AGs

January 25, 2022

Google is being sued by four state Attorney Generals accusing the company of misleading people about tracking their locations. The State AGs say Google made money from advertisers with the misleading data. This isn’t Google’s first time facing these type of allegations. Click Here To Read More. Source: CNBC

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NYS Supreme Court Judge Rules State Mask Mandate ‘Unconstitutional’

January 25, 2022

Yesterday, New York State Supreme Court Judge Thomas Rademaker has ruled Governor Kathy Hochul’s mask mandate unconstitutional. In his decision, Judge Rademaker says that ‘either the governor nor the state health commissioner have the authority to impose the mask mandate and state legislature would have to approve specific laws to require masks in schools and […]

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Regina King Son Tragically Passes Away

January 24, 2022

We’re sending our prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Regina King as she announced the tragic loss of her son Ian Alexander Jr. According to reports Regina King’s son took his own life last week on his 26th birthday. Ian Alexander Jr. was Regina king’s only child. Click Here To Read More. […]

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Senator Schumer Calls to Deploy Military Medical Personnel at Local Hospitals

January 24, 2022

Our beloved city is being hit with the omicron variant from two sides, an influx of patients and a shortage of staff. Some time ago, we received some help from the federal government as they sent military help to some hospitals across the county, and now the University of Rochester Medical Center is asking for […]

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