City of Rochester tightens restrictions after COVID-19 orange zone designation


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The City of Rochester is tightening COVID-19 safety restrictions in light of Monroe County’s orange zone designation.

Portions of the city fall into the COVID-19 orange zone, which goes into effect Wednesday Nov. 25. At that time, all R-Center Learning Labs will close.

Beginning Monday, Nov. 30, nine R-Centers and 15 RCSD schools will become meal distribution sites. Grab-and-go meals will be available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

These meal distribution sites will open at 8:30 a.m. and close 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays:

  • Adams Street, 85 Adams St.
  • Avenue D, 200 Ave. D
  • Tyshaun Cauldwell, 524 Campbell St.
  • Edgerton, 41 Backus St.
  • Frederick Douglass, 990 South Ave.
  • Flint Street, 271 Flint St.
  • David Gantt, 700 North St.
  • Trenton & Pamela Jackson (Clinton-Baden), 485 N. Clinton Ave.
  • Thomas Ryan, 530 Webster Ave.

During this time, in-person programs at Rochester R-Centers will be suspended. The Roc City Skatepark will also be closed.

You can check the city’s COVID-19 operations at any time through this link.

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