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November 22, 2020 5:00 PM

City Operations During COVID-19 **UPDATED**

The City of Rochester continues to take precautions to prevent possible transmission and/or exposure of/to the virus. With the health and safety of City employees and residents being of the utmost importance.

If you are fully vaccinated, you do not need to wear a mask. If you are not vaccinated or not yet fully vaccinated, please continue wearing a mask.

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Latest Update:

October 3, 2021 3:56 PM

The City continues to evaluate COVID, the various variants, the latest information regarding booster shots, as well as medical rules and guidance.  As of October 3, 2021, the City will continue with the same course of protective measures with the public and our employees that have been in place since this summer.  If things change, the City will update our website, post the changes on social media, inform our employees, as well as update the door signs at each of our buildings. 

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June 27, 2021 11:35 PM

As of June 22, 2021, the City will continue asking for person not fully vaccinated to wear masks.  The City will also continue to maintain plexiglass and other barriers, as well as our additional cleaning procedures. 

May 20, 2021 10:21 PM

Starting May 20, 2021, if you are fully vaccinated (2 shots + 2 weeks) you do not need to wear a mask in a City building.  If you are not vaccinated or not fully vaccinated, please continue wearing a mask.

Starting on June 1, 2021, City Hall will return to our normal open hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Additionally, our Public Works will continue to be open from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

With the opening of City Hall, public meetings will resume in June 2021.  Again, if you are fully vaccinated you do not need to wear a mask.  Non-vaccinated or not yet fully vaccinated people will still need to wear a mask. (The City will also continue to allow public comment via phone and/or video; however, Council members and/or Commissioners will be in-person.  Details of how to participate by phone or video will be included with each agenda packet.)