State Records Show Rebekah Jones Fired For Violating Health Department Policy On Public RemarksState records show that Rebekah Jones, the woman who helped curate Florida’s COVID-19 dashboard, had been reprimanded several times and ultimately fired for violating Health Department policy by making public remarks about the information.
Rebekah Jones, Florida Woman Who Helped Create State COVID-19 Dashboard, Claims She Was FiredThe chief architect of Florida’s coronavirus website, Rebekah Jones, claims she was fired Monday after an apparent disagreement over what information should be made public.
Hepatitis A Outbreak Grows By 55 Cases In FloridaFlorida had 55 new hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,847 as of Saturday, according to Department of Health data.
Vaping Illness Cases Reach 68 In FloridaFlorida had 68 reported vaping-related illnesses as of Saturday, an increase of 16 cases last week, according to the state Department of Health.
Hepatitis A Cases Near 2,800 This Year In FloridaFlorida had 53 newly reported hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,791 as of Saturday, numbers from the state Department of Health show.
Hepatitis A Outbreak Adds 82 Cases In FloridaFlorida’s hepatitis A outbreak continues, with 2,349 cases reported this year and 82 cases reported last week, state Department of Health numbers show.
Hepatitis A Cases Continue To Climb In FloridaThe number of hepatitis A cases reported to the state Department of Health continues to rise, with the latest data showing that 82 cases were reported between June 30 and July 6.
New Florida Surgeon General To Keep UF EmploymentFlorida’s new surgeon general has negotiated an unusual two-year arrangement that allows him to remain employed at the University of Florida --- and keep his tenured position --- while also being in charge of the state Department of Health.
Another 99 Hepatitis A Cases Reported In FloridaA hepatitis A outbreak in Florida continued to expand last week, with 99 new cases reported, according to information on the state Department of Health website.
Hepatitis A Cases Continue To Rise In Florida; 1,312 Cases Reported This YearWith cases popping up in various parts of the state, Florida had 92 cases of hepatitis A reported last week --- bringing the total this year to 1,312, according to information posted on the state Department of Health website.
Gov. DeSantis Steps Up Alzheimer’s EffortsGov. Ron DeSantis is directing the state Department of Health to add Alzheimer’s disease and related types of dementia as a priority in the State Health Improvement Plan.
Swimming Advisory Issued For Two Miami-Dade BeachesThe water off some South Florida beaches may not be safe to swim in.
High-Stakes Marijuana Ruling Placed On Hold In FloridaIn a closely watched case, an appeals court this week agreed to put on hold a circuit judge’s ruling that said Florida lawmakers and the state Department of Health have violated a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana.
Zika Cases In Florida At 93 So Far This YearAs the end of the year approaches, Florida has reported 93 cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in 2018, according to numbers posted Monday on the state Department of Health website.
Zika Cases Continue Inching Up In FloridaFlorida has had 66 reported cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus this year, according to information posted on the state Department of Health website.