Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Partners with Monroe County and Rochester Red Wings for Mask and Test Kit Giveaway
Rochester, NY (January 6, 2022) Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Monroe County and the Rochester Red Wings, is providing local businesses with KN95 masks and rapid test kits today during a drive-through giveaway from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Frontier Field VIP Parking Lot at 1 Morrie Silver Way, Rochester, New York 14614. The materials are intended for essential and public-facing employees at Greater Rochester-area businesses. KN95 masks will be limited to 100 per business and test kits (with two tests in each kit) will limited to 30 per business, in accordance with employee need.
Greater Rochester Chamber President and CEO Bob Duffy said, “With the increase in COVID-19 positivity rates and the emergence of new variants, ensuring the health of essential and public-facing workers is as important as ever. We are grateful to Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Rochester Red Wings President and CEO Naomi Silver for their partnership in this effort to supply local businesses with the protective equipment and rapid testing needed to keep our workers and community safe.”
Monroe County Executive Adam Bello said, “Keeping Monroe County’s economy open is vital— that’s why we Vax-Boost-Mask and test. Thank you to Governor Hochul for supplying masks, as well as Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce for partnering with us to keep our stores, restaurants, workplaces and businesses open during this surge in COVID. These masks and test kits will help keep public facing workers, their clients and customers safe.”
Rochester Red Wings President and CEO Naomi Silver said, “The Red Wings are proud to partner with Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and Monroe County to offer Frontier Field as a drive-up distribution point for KN95 masks and test kits. We’re a familiar and easily accessible location, and we appreciate this opportunity to help serve our community. We want to thank County Executive Adam Bello and Greater Rochester Chamber President Bob Duffy for taking this proactive step towards helping local businesses and their employees curb the spread.”