• Wednesday, January 19, 2022 4:06 PM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

    Linking Research to Community Health Improvement

    This session is jointly organized by the Center for Community Health & Prevention and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Office of Health Equity Research Towards a Quantifiable Science of Research Equity

    Pre-registration for this session is required using the link below: https://rochester.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rmnhP9MMQ66cF_Rak8Ggrw

    Flyer here: Public Health Grand Rounds Flyer

    *ASL interpreters in attendance* Contact Carolyn_Settle@URMC.Rochester.edu with questions. 

  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022 3:28 PM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

    Place Your Order for Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

    Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home tests from USPS.com. Here’s what you need to know about your order:

    • Limit of one order per residential address
    • One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
    • Orders will ship free starting in late January

    Fill in this form with your contact and shipping information to order your tests.


  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022 2:33 PM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

    What is NY Project Hope?

    NY Project Hope is a FEMA-funded program that provides emotional support for NYS residents in response to COVID-19. We offer…

    • An Emotional Support Helpline: Our Helpline is staffed by trained crisis counselors who help callers talk through their emotions and find resources to help them cope with the challenges of COVID. Call the Helpline at 1-844-863-9314, any day between 8am-10pm.
    • Local Crisis Counseling Providers: Local NY Project Hope COVID-19-related crisis counseling is available in several NYS counties, including Broome, Dutchess, Erie, Nassau, Niagara, NYC (all boroughs), Oneida, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester.
    • Online Wellness Groups: Virtual discussion groups, facilitated by trained crisis counselors, provide emotional support to help people cope with changes caused by COVID. These free, confidential groups are open to all; no registration is required.
    • Supportive Resources: NY Project Hope offers digital educational materials, a supportive social media presence, and a website filled with resources and relevant materials that folks can access anytime at www.nyprojecthope.org. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
    • Public Education: Contact Cheryl.Gerstler@omh.ny.gov to learn more about virtual presentations!

    Our services are always confidential, free, and anonymous.


    A program of the NYS Office of Mental Health/ Funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Monday, January 10, 2022 10:00 AM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

    You can access it via the website at National Government Services (NGS) www.ngsmedicare.com. NGS has streamlined its site, but the steps are still familiar. You start on the NGS home page, work with the very interactive Fee Schedule Lookup Page, and finally navigate to the fee schedule.

    Click here to learn How to Access the 2022 MC Fee Schedule

  • Monday, January 10, 2022 8:33 AM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

    Reduced Pricing on N95 Masks for Members 

    • Monroe County Medical Society members can take advantage of this offer for NIOSH–certified N–95 masks at 20% off the reduced price offered to the public at–large.
    • Pure Environments by Shatkin FIRST, Inc. is providing N95 NIOSH–approved masks to our community with an extra 20% off for members of the Medical Society. 
    • A special thank you to our friends at the Erie County Medical Society for sharing this opportunity with the Monroe County Medical Society. 
    • By clicking this link you will automatically get the discount and pay .80 per mask. Use promo code MEDICALSOCIETY at checkout


  • Monday, January 03, 2022 8:21 AM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

    Overview of COVID-19 Isolation for K-12 Schools 

    CDC has updated isolation and quarantine recommendations for the public. These recommendations do not apply to healthcare personnel and do not supersede state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations. Read CDC’s media statement.


  • Thursday, December 16, 2021 12:54 PM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

  • Thursday, December 09, 2021 2:14 PM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

    The latest update from the CDC on the Omicron Variant:

    Omicron Variant: What You Need to Know


  • Monday, December 06, 2021 9:39 AM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

    To register: https://jewishfederationofgreaterroche.regfox.com/maimonides-event

  • Tuesday, November 09, 2021 12:16 PM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)




    NKF RRT Education


    Chronic Kidney Disease Associated with Type 2 Diabetes
    Thursday, November 11, 2021
    6:00pm - 7:15pm


    Register Now


    Don’t miss this engaging and educational program with one of the most experienced voices in medicine including a case study and discussion surrounding a new treatment indicated to reduce the risk of sustained eGFR decline, end-stage kidney disease, cardiovascular death, non-fatal
    myocardial infarction, and hospitalization for heart failure in adult patients with chronic kidney disease associated with Type 2 Diabetes.


    View our flyer for more details


    Leading our Event:

    Dr Rostogi

    Luis Alvarez, MD, PhD
    Chief of Nephrology at Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Sutter Health

    Dr. Luis Alvarez, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 1998. He is affiliated with Stanford Health Care and serves as Outset’s Chief Technology and Innovation Advisor and is the Chair of Nephrology at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Sutter Health. Following his doctoral work in biophysics, Dr. Alvarez worked in the pharmaceutical and device industries and remains committed to the application of industrial continuous quality improvement concepts to the field of nephrology, including transformation of the acute renal failure care model both in the intensive unit and sub-acute hospital settings.


    Renal Roundtable Sponsor 



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