Florida COVID Hospitalizations Continue To DropThe number of Florida hospital inpatients with COVID-19 continues to drop, while the death toll in the state during the pandemic is nearing 59,000 residents.
Florida Judge Set to Decide On School Mask RuleAn administrative law judge will have up to two weeks to issue a decision after a hearing ended Friday in a challenge by six school boards to a state Department of Health rule designed to prevent student mask requirements.
'We Need To Take Action': Gov. DeSantis Vows Special Session To Ban Federal COVID-19 Vaccine MandatesGovernor Ron DeSantis announced Thursday he is calling the legislature into a Special Session to deal with federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates and protect Florida’s federal employees who don’t want a vaccine, particularly as a condition of employment.
CDC Panel Back Moderna And Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine Booster ShotsUp to 99 million vaccinated Americans could soon be able to get a booster dose, after a panel of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's outside vaccine advisers voted unanimously Thursday to add Moderna and Johnson & Johnson to the agency's booster shot recommendations.
Miami-Dade Public Schools Could Ease Mask Mandate By End Of MonthThe Miami-Dade County Public School District could ease its mask mandate by the end of the month.
FDA Authorizes Booster Doses Of Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Vaccines, Says Mix And Match OkThe US Food and Drug Administration authorized booster doses of both Covid-19 vaccines made by Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Wednesday and also said any of the three authorized vaccines could be used as a booster in a "mix and match" approach.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continue to DropThe numbers of Florida residents hospitalized and in intensive-care units because of COVID-19 continue to drop.
Judge Clears Way For Student Refund Lawsuit In COVID Shutdown Case At University of FloridaAn Alachua County circuit judge has refused to dismiss a potential class-action lawsuit that contends the University of Florida should refund fees to students who were forced to learn remotely last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Out Of Work? These Places Are HiringThe coronavirus pandemic forced many businesses to close their doors and turn away customers and employees, but as many of those businesses and restaurants reopen, they are looking for employees to fill available positions as they keep up with increased demand for their goods and services.
CDC Issues New Covid-19 Guidance For The Holiday SeasonNew holiday COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges eligible people to get vaccinated against the virus and wear masks — in some cases — when gathering.
COVID-19 Deaths Near 58,000 As Hospitalizations DropNearly 58,000 Florida residents have died of COVID-19 since the pandemic started in early 2020, according to a report released Friday by the state Department of Health.