'We Effectively Don't Have A Contact Tracing Program': Coalition Of Mayors Want More Coronavirus Contact Tracers In CountyThe mayors of four South Florida cities are putting out a call for contact tracing in their communities.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Suarez's Restaurant Decision Prompts ProtestsOn Thursday afternoon, about two dozen demonstrators gathered in front of the Clarke Center Thursday in downtown Miami to protest Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s recent rollback of restrictions related to the rapid rise in COVID 19 cases.
Tropical Storm Fay Edges North From North Carolina CoastTropical Storm Fay has formed off North Carolina's coast.
Veteran BSO Detective Charged With Misconduct, Grand TheftA veteran Broward Sheriff's Office detective is facing multiple charges Thursday, including official misconduct and grand theft.
Baptist Hospital Contracts Additional 100 Nurses To Help In The Fight Against COVID-19The novelty of 'thank you' events and 'jet flyover' salutes is fading across the county, as a COVID-19 marathon is now a grueling endurance challenge for area hospitals.
Parents, Teachers Question Plan To Reopen Florida SchoolsAs the number of coronavirus cases in Florida continues to climb, local education officials and parents are grappling with a statewide mandate to reopen schools in August.
Governor Ron DeSantis: Republican National Convention Will Be A ‘Safe Environment’Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed Thursday that the Republican National Convention next month in Jacksonville will be “a safe environment,” despite widespread concerns about increasing coronavirus cases across Florida.
Key West’s Annual Fantasy Fest Canceled Amid COVID-19 ConcernsTo avoid the risk of potential COVID-19 transmission, organizers of Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest announced Thursday that they’re canceling the 2020 festival.
Bed Bath & Beyond To Close 200 Stores Over The Next Two YearsAnother company hit hard by the coronavirus, Bed Bath & Beyond announced Wednesday that it plans to close roughly 200 stores in the next two years.
Hispanic Star Miami Initiative Donates Masks, Hand Sanitizer To Staff At Nicklaus Children's HospitalMasks and hand sanitizers were donated to doctors and nurses at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami on Thursday.
Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Rick Maglione Reassigned, New Interim Chief NamedFort Lauderdale Police Chief Rick Maglione is no longer head of the department.
Gov. Ron DeSantis: Florida Looks To Speed Up Coronavirus Test Results For Dade, BrowardGovernor DeSantis said the state is ramping up efforts as the coronavirus numbers continue to climb.
11-Year-Old Broward Girl Dies From COVID-19An 11-year-old Broward girl has died from COVID-19, according to Florida Department of Health data released on Thursday.
'It Cannot Be A One Size Fits All Approach' To Reopening Public Schools, Says Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto CarvalhoAll school districts in the state of Florida have been ordered to offer in-person instruction five days a week starting in August but not everyone is fully on board including Miami-Dade Public School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho.
Florida Mulls More COVID-19 Testing At Homes For DisabledGov. Ron DeSantis’ administration appears poised to address rising criticism over its handling of COVID-19 in group homes that take care of residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.