Key West Drag Queen Makes Masks for Coronavirus ProtectionGary Marion, best known as drag queen “Sushi” who “drops” each New Year’s Eve in a giant red high-heel shoe on Key West’s Duval Street, is sewing colorful cloth masks for facial protection against the coronavirus.
Democrats Push Health Care Changes Amid PandemicDemocrats, who successfully used health care as a key issue in winning back control of the U.S. House two years ago, are reigniting the issue in Florida amid the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic that has sent the state’s economy into free fall.
Coronavirus Impact: Doral Restaurant Prepares Hundreds Of Meals For Medical Personnel Fighting COVID-19Unable to feed people inside, Divieto Ristorante in Doral is taking the meals on the road, delivering them to the parking lots of South Florida hospitals.
Coronavirus At-A-Glance 4-8-20New cases of the coronavirus are surfacing every day across the nation and around the world. Here are the latest numbers and information you need to know at-a-glance as of 6:30 p.m. on April 8, 2020.
Coronavirus Update: Key Biscayne Feels COVID-19 ImpactKey Biscayne has over the years been ravaged by hurricanes, but never by a silent hurricane-like COVID-19 has turned out to be.
Coronavirus Litter: Please Stop Throwing Used Gloves & Wipes On The GroundAs fast as workers can pick up gloves and masks that are thrown on the ground in parking lots, more show up.
Coronavirus Impact: Miami Mandates Masks Must Be Worn While Shopping Or WorkingIn an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the city of Miami has issued a mandate requiring people to wear masks while shopping or on the job.
Coronavirus: Safe At Home Socializing In The Era Of COVID-19As we are rolling into April people spending most, if not all, of their time at home are thirsting for more social time.
Coronavirus Update: Food Distribution Volunteers Provide HopeAt the Jack & Jill Children's Center in Fort Lauderdale, the drive-through food distribution run by the Salvation Army and Feeding South Florida ran like an assembly line.
After Mounting Pressure, Jackson Health System President Cancels Plans To Furlough Workers, Cut PayThe president of Jackson Health System has canceled plans to furlough workers at Miami Dade's three public hospitals.
Former North Lauderdale Mayor John "Jack" Brady Has Passed AwayJohn "Jack" Brady, who served the City of North Lauderdale for more than 30 years, has passed away.
Coronavirus Impact: COVID-19 In Florida Prisons Puts Inmates, Families On EdgeThe spread of the virus to inmates and prison workers has fueled panic among detainees and their loved ones. Even before COVID-19 showed up in the state’s prisons, corrections officials canceled face-to-face visitations, cutting off one of the ways families and friends can communicate with inmates.
Major Increase In COVID-19 Cases In Florida's Long Term Care FacilitiesThe number of reported COVID-19 infections at nursing homes and assisted living facilities has quintupled during the past week.
Coronavirus Testing: New Drive-Thru Site At Miami-Dade Youth FairgroundsFlorida International Unversity, in conjunction with the Florida Department of Health, has opened a new drive-thru coronavirus test site at the Miami-Dade Youth Fairgrounds.
Coronavirus Help: Miami-Dade Handing Out Unemployment Applications At 26 LibrariesMore than two dozen libraries across Miami-Dade are handing out and collecting unemployment applications to those who have been left jobless by the coronavirus pandemic.