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Staying Safe: Dealing with the Delta Variant

Update September 24, 2021

COVID vaccination clinics for the Pfizer booster shot are now available for eligible patients.

FDA Grants Full Approval to Pfizer-BioNTech COVID Vaccine Read More


With Monroe County's rate of COVID infections moving from "substantial" to "high," UR Medicine continues to take steps to ensure our patients, faculty, staff, learners and community stay safe:

  • The CDC now recommends the FDA-approved Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine booster shot at least six-months after completing the second dose for eligible groups.
  • Pre-procedure COVID testing for all patients at all UR Medicine facilities, regardless of vaccination status, will begin August 23.
  • Masks at our healthcare facilities still required, regardless of vaccination status.

Get Vaccinated

Update September 24, 2021

The FDA-approved Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine booster shot can help increase protection against the disease. To be eligible, it must be at least six-months since you’ve had the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, and you must meet CDC criteria. UR Medicine has been able to staff one booster clinic in downtown Rochester for UR Medicine patients. With the number of patients eligible it may take some time to schedule everyone, but with strong vaccine supply throughout our community, patients will have many options to schedule appointments.Find out if you are eligible, and how to get your shot.

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Visitation Policy

Before you visit, review our visitation policies for our hospitals and off-site locations.

COVID Testing & Pricing

Learn about COVID testing, how to get a COVID test, and approximate costs.


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COVID Safety Measures at UR Medicine

UR Medicine hospitals, urgent cares and doctor’s offices have been redesigned to keep you and your loved ones safe.

With your safety and needs in mind, we've also added more telemedicine visits. Contact your provider to determine the type of appointment that’s best for you.


Following CDC guidelines, New York State requires that everyone wear a mask in all of our facilities; our health care teams also wear protective equipment.


When you enter our facilities, we check you for symptoms and ask about recent travel.


Waiting Rooms

We’ve spaced out chairs, added dividers, and changed visitor guidelines to safeguard you.



Thorough cleaning and sanitation processes are in place for all patient rooms and common areas.


Contact Us, We're Here For You

If you have a health concern, please call your provider or send us a message on MyChart to make an appointment. If you don't have a provider, use our Find a Physician tool to see all of our doctors who are accepting new patients. We will give you care in the way that is best and safest for you and your health.