Strong memorial hospital

Approximately 2,000 unionized caregivers and service workers from the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Strong Memorial Hospital participated in an informational picketing event yesterday. The employees, who are part of the 1199SEIU union, gathered outside the hospital. Although they have not initiated a strike and continue to attend their regular duties, they are actively seeking […]

Strong Memorial Hospital will soon get a new look as demolition begins for its major expansion! Their new look will make room for a more extensive emergency department and some of the buildings being brought down date back decades. Robert Maloney, the project coordinator, stated; “When you walk through our Emergency Department, you can see […]

Yesterday, Governor Kathy Hochul announced Strong Memorial Hospital will receive $50 million from New York State to help Strong triple the size of its emergency department. The expansion includes the creation a nine-story bed tower for inpatient care, set to be complete in 2027, along with more than 100 private inpatient rooms. Kathleen Parrinello, Strong’s […]

Yesterday, around 12:30 pm on Lyell Ave in Rochester, emergency crews responded to a call that indicated a person was on fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene and ended up applying first aid to the victim before taking them to Strong Memorial Hospital, where they are still in critical condition. The Rochester Fire Department’s Arson […]

Fair and equal treatment in health care for Black people when we go to the hospital is all we ask. In case you didn’t know health care is not equal for black and brown people across the country. But right here in our own backyard, we see it more often than not. Prime example the […]

Mayor Lovely Warren spoke with some of the families of the victims of the mass shooting that happened on Saturday night. She’s asking the community to keep the families affected in their prayers as they piece their lives back together after the tragic event. The Rochester Police Department is saying that two people were killed […]

The University of Rochester Medical Center has announced that it must furlough 20 percent of its workforce, approximately 3,474 of its 17,785 employees, because the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has resulted in $130 million in clinical revenue losses each month from suspended non-essential elective surgeries and patient care. In March and April, CARES Act grant funds only […]

A man entered Strong Memorial hospital in Rochester  with his pregnant wife while experiencing symptoms of the Coronavirus. Reports of the man hit his symptoms from the staff so he could be in the room with her while she gives birth. The man only came clean to the hospital staff about his symptoms because soon […]

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