Jim DeFede devoted the entire half hour to rising COVID concern here over the rapidly spreading delta variant.
DeFede zeroed in on the fallout already being seen and felt in local hospitals and the stress issues being faced by our healthcare workers on the front lines.READ MORE: FBI: Body Found Near Search Area For Missing Florida Woman Gabby Petito Consistent With Her Description
He also took an in-depth dive into what our most prominent local health experts have to say about the current situation and where we might be going from here.
The conversations also focused on vaccine hesitancy and mask wearing issues, which included comments by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Carlos Migoya, President and CEO of Jackson Health SystemREAD MORE: Massive Search Underway For Brian Laundrie, Fiancé Of Missing Florida Woman Gabby Petito
Dr. Aileen Marty, Infectious Diseases Expert at FIU
Martha Baker, President of SEIU Local 1991
Grace Meatly, Jackson ICU Nurse
Daphne Stewart, Jackson ICU Nurse
Watch Part 1 in the video player above.MORE NEWS: MDPD Seeking Driver Who Hit, Killed Man Riding Mini Scooter In Florida City
Watch Part 2 in the video player below.