Rochester Clinical Research is following the ever-changing impact of the Coronavirus on a national level and in our local community. Please review our COVID Protocol to protect you and our staff.

The entire Rochester Clinical Research staff is vaccinated against COVID-19.

To Our Volunteers

We have outlined a plan for our study volunteers to minimize direct contact and thereby potential COVID-19 exposure.

If you answer yes to any of the following questions, please call the office at 288-0890 prior to coming in for your appointment.

  1. Have you or a close personal contact tested positive for COVID-19? If yes, how long ago? More than 2 weeks? You are ok to come in for your visit.
  2. Do you have any of the following symptoms:
    Fever (temp over 99 degrees F), cough, shortness of breath, extreme fatigue,
    body aches, loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea?
  3. Do any of your close contacts including members of your household have any of the following symptoms: fever (temp over 100 degrees F), cough, shortness of breath, extreme fatigue, body aches, loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea?
  4. Have you recently within 2 weeks traveled to an area where you feel you could have been exposed to COVID-19? NYC, Nursing home, hospital, friend or family members home who is symptomatic or tested positive?
  5. Have you or any members of your household traveled to any of the NY travel advisory states in the past 2 weeks?

-When checking in we ask that patients social distance and check in one at a time

– Your temperature will be checked, mask given if necessary. If the temperature is under 100F you will be seated in our socially distanced waiting room and escorted to an exam room as quickly as possible.

– You will be REQUIRED to:

  • Wash and sanitize your hands upon entry to the waiting room/monitor area.
  • Leave your mask on at all times
  • Use your own pen at all times (provided if needed) Sanitize hands before and after touching any charts, printer, doorknobs, etc.
  • Please Report any COVID like symptoms or diagnosis to RCR after leaving the office for up to two weeks

To Potential COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Participants

Interested in participating in a COVID-19 vaccine trial? The availability of the new COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use is a tribute to many volunteers such as yourself and shows how important voluntary participation is in vaccine research. As these newly authorized vaccines are rolled out to the public, click the button below to visit our COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions page that may help answer some questions you have about what this means for you as a COVID-19 clinical trial participant.