University, UR Medicine Join County-led Effort Requiring COVID Tests for Unvaccinated Employees

Aug. 2, 2021

The University of Rochester Medical Center, UR Medicine and the University of Rochester today joined the Monroe County Department of Public Health and Rochester Regional Health in announcing that, beginning Sept. 8, its employees must all be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to frequent regular COVID testing and stricter safety protocols.

The University posted guidance to its faculty and staff for reporting their vaccination status by Aug. 16.

Further information on today’s announcement is available from the Monroe County Department of Public Health.