Only 1.4 miles separate Jay's Diner on West Henrietta Road from SEA Restaurant on Mount Hope Avenue, but because of new Orange Zone protocols, they are a world apart in restrictions.
Amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in Monroe County, News10NBC took your questions to Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Public Health Commissioner Dr. Micheal Mendoza for "COVID Surge," a News10NBC special.
With an increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases comes an increasing number of cases that require hospitalization. In Monroe County, there are currently around 300 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 53 of them in intensive care.
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the Finger Lakes region, News10NBC heard from a WHAM 1180 talk show host who contracted the virus, along with his wife and their five children.
As part of Monroe County was headed to an Orange Zone, News10NBC started hearing from hairdressers, barbers, nail techs and gym owners who were concerned about another closure.