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GENEVA — In September 2015, the University of Rochester Medical Center opened the Wilmot Cancer Institute on West Washington Street in Geneva. Plans for the center began in 2013, shortly after Interlakes Oncology and Hematology — which had an office in Geneva since 1996 — joined the Wilmot network.

NEW YORK STATE — Due to the recent increase in cases and community spread of the COVID-19 virus, health departments are making Halloween recommendations to keep families and the community at large safe and healthy.


GENEVA — After months of speculation about the future, officials at Finger Lakes Health announced an agreement has been reached with the University of Rochester Medical Center to provide clinical operations support for Geneva General Hospital and Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in P…

PENN YAN — Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.

CANANDAIGUA — In partnership with Finger Lakes Community College, UR Medicine Thompson Health is offering a five-week training course for people interested in becoming certified nursing assistants at the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center.

When dining out, patrons trust that restaurant staff has taken all necessary precautions to ensure a safe experience for customers. Restaurants are bound by strict food handling and cleanliness regulations and undergo periodic inspections to make sure they are in compliance. Many restaurants also post their health grades in visible places for patrons to see. Despite the best health practices and ramped-up sanitation in recent months, some individuals may still have concerns about whether COVID-19 can be transmitted through the handling or consumption of restaurant fare.