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Local colleges on updated COVID-19 safety plans

Centers for Disease Control

Local colleges are adapting to the current omicron surge. The University of Rochester recently announced it is shifting to remote learning for the month of January. Like some other schools, it is requiring students to have COVID boosters upon returning to campus.

We talk to several local colleges about their reopening plans and safety measures. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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