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November 22, 2020 5:00 PM

City Operations During COVID-19 **UPDATED**

The City of Rochester continues to take precautions to prevent possible transmission and/or exposure of/to the virus. With the health and safety of City employees and residents being of the utmost importance.

If you are fully vaccinated, you do not need to wear a mask. If you are not vaccinated or not yet fully vaccinated, please continue wearing a mask.

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Latest Update:

January 19, 2022 12:40 PM

The City of Rochester continues to follow the COVID-19 pandemic closely, and is updating its website as new information and recommendations become available. 

The following is a summary of recent changes made by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as of January 14, 2022.

The CDC did the following:

  • Added information to present similar content for masks and respirators
  • Clarified that people can choose respirators such as N95s and KN95s, including removing concerns related to supply shortages for N95s
  • Clarified that “surgical N95s” are a specific type of respirator that should be reserved for healthcare settings
  • Clarified that some types of masks and respirators provide more protection to the wearer than others

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Prior Updates

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October 3, 2021 3:56 PM

The City continues to evaluate COVID, the various variants, the latest information regarding booster shots, as well as medical rules and guidance.  As of October 3, 2021, the City will continue with the same course of protective measures with the public and our employees that have been in place since this summer.  If things change, the City will update our website, post the changes on social media, inform our employees, as well as update the door signs at each of our buildings. 

June 27, 2021 11:35 PM

As of June 22, 2021, the City will continue asking for person not fully vaccinated to wear masks.  The City will also continue to maintain plexiglass and other barriers, as well as our additional cleaning procedures.