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Orange County launches #IGotMyShot campaign to combat COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, build...

From the Orange County Newsroom Orange County Government officials – along with representatives from the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, the City of...

COVID-19 small business closures in Florida pegged at 32.2%

From the Center Square The share of Florida small businesses still closed compared to January 2020, just prior to the onset of the pandemic, stands...

Due to COVID-19, it’s not likely that Florida will meet the...

By Danielle J. Brown/Florida Phoenix Families and educators every year prepare their students for key state exams. What they might not know, is that federal...

More than 90,000 COVID cases related to K-12 schools since Sept;...

By Danielle J. Brown/Florida Phoenix With the 2020-21 school year starting to wind down, Florida Department of Health data show more than 90,000 COVID cases related...

From vaccines to healthcare, COVID-19 amplifies inequities for autistic community

By Michayla Savitt/Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- April is World Autism Acceptance Month, and groups that advocate for people on the autism spectrum said they...

DeSantis urged to prioritize Florida farmworkers in COVID-19 vaccine rollout

By Michayla Savitt/Florida News Connection WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Florida farmworkers' rights groups say it is urgent farmworkers be deemed "essential" in Gov. Ron...

DeSantis’ pending ‘vaccine passport’ ban could pit individual rights against property...

By John Haughey/The Center Square The Miami Heat will be the NBA’s first team to designate seats exclusively for the fully-vaccinated Thursday when fans presenting...

With thousands facing eviction in Florida during COVID-19, federal moratorium is...

By Laura Cassels/Florida Phoenix Health authorities extended a federal moratorium on evictions Monday, protecting distressed renters in Florida and elsewhere in the nation from eviction...

COVID-19 infections reach the 2 million mark in Florida

By Diane Rado/ Florida Phoenix The Florida Department of Health on Saturday reported 2,004,362 COVID-19 infections, a 2 million mark that only two other states...

As students throng Florida beaches during Spring Break, a national nurses’...

By Isaac Morgan/Florida Phoenix With new, more infectious COVID-19 variants continuing to spread across Florida and the nation, health care workers are warning of a...