WELCOME TO RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF ROCHESTER, NY

RMHC Rochester, NY provides housing for families of ill or injured children in a communal living setting. It is critical to maintain a safe and sanitary environment in order to protect the health of families, employees, volunteers, visitors or others in the event of community spread of COVID-19 in Monroe County.   

Efforts will be guided by, and in accordance with, all applicable federal, state and local laws as well as guidelines issued by public health authorities and its health/hospital partners. 

Travel Screen & Health Screen:

Effective 3/12/2020 prospective families will be screened for travel to a “Level 2 or 3 Travel Advisory Country” when referrals are made. Prospective families who answer yes to any of the following questions will need to arrange for alternative accommodations:

• Travel history from to Level 2 or 3 Travel Advisory Country (China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy) within the past 14 days
• Knowingly had contact with a traveler who visited Level 2 or 3 Travel Advisory Country within the past 14 days
• Knowingly had contact with someone who test positive for COVID-19
• Fever, cough, or shortness of breath

If any employees, volunteers or visitors answer “yes” to any of the above, they are not permitted at any RMHC Rochester, NY facilities for 14 days.

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Let us care for you. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester, NY offers overnight accommodations in addition to respite spaces with food and drink for families to take a break throughout their day. Our goal is to be there for you while your child receives the care they need.

Our 24-bedroom Westmoreland House is located minutes from the Golisano Children’s Hospital. We also have an additional 7-bedroom location called the House Within The Hospital. This house is located on the 5th floor of the Strong Memorial Hospital.