On Ash Wednesday, the Suncoast faithful came out in a socially distant way to mark the beginning of Lent on the Christian calendar. Despite the pandemic, people still received their traditional ashes, but differently than normal.
For weeks Governor DeSantis has said his main focus for vaccine distribution is seniors 65 and older and frontline health care workers. No other focus groups for the vaccine have been announced by the state yet, but people with underlying conditions are wondering when they're next
The Florida Department of Health is reporting a statewide positivity rate of 6.61% as total cases of COVID-19 approach 1,837,285 since March. Organizations are also concerned that bad weather across the U.S. may delay vaccine shipments.
The Governor announced on Tuesday that more than 100 Walmart stores will begin to provide the COVID-19 vaccine across Florida. Initially the governor announced that Manatee County Walmarts were included in that number, but Walmart tells us Sarasota and Manatee County are not receiving the shots at t
World War II veteran and centenarian Henry Sayler received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This moment made national news Friday morning as Florida neared 1 million seniors vaccinated in the state.
As the organization overseeing the SAT test changes the exam’s format to relax requirements amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a group advocating for students learning English in Florida is asking the state to delay a yearly assessment.
Local school districts have had to figure out backup plans after the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act requiring them to cover COVID leave for employees exposed to the virus has now come to an end.
With steady increases in recent months, more than 6,000 people were hospitalized Monday in Florida with “primary” diagnoses of COVID-19, according to information posted on the state Agency for Health Care Administration website.