The Manatee County Health Department is taking 50 appointments each day. People being tested here need to have a prescription from a doctor, be a Manatee County resident and have an ID. They get the results back in a few days.
For the more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and dementia and the more than 580,000 here in Florida, their disease doesn’t take a break. There are now challenges caregivers are facing because of coronavirus.
Curb service is now in full effect at the facility. A client has an appointment set or can call or text when they arrive. Fully protected crew members then come out to the vehicle, get the animal, bring it in, then bring the animal back outside when the appointment is finished.
Witnesses say they smelled gas behind Heinrich’s German Grill. Fire officials evacuated all the businesses in the complex except for the Wal-Mart before 9 o’clock. Fire crews worked with TECO crews to have the gas leak repaired.
The sheriff says 43-year-old Ceceil Truelove is a convicted felon wanted on federal indictments for possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking offense, and distribution of a quantity of meth. The FBI and FDLE were searching for him.
The fire started around 11:30am Monday and in a short amount of time left 60 acres burned to the ground in the Rotonda Sands area of Charlotte County. Then it started moving and around 40 homes had to be evacuated.
Sarasota County officials say in this second phase between Central and Orange, resurfacing of the road will be done and there will be the widening of the two lane street for bicycle lanes and sidewalks, which will include lighting and drainage improvements as well.
Gulf Drive South was a mess for most of Wednesday, and it was the same scene on Cortez Road getting onto the island. Bumper to bumper traffic causing huge delays. The Cortez Bridge traffic cam showing the problem Wednesday morning.
Dozens of players from the league were hitting, throwing and catching. These special needs children learning baseball Monday afternoon from a large group of players and coaches from the Pittsburgh Pirates.