Both Sarasota and Manatee County School Districts say they are expecting even more students to be back on campus as they transition to the second quarter, so social distancing and masks will be even more enforced.
Medicare has an estimated 60 million beneficiaries across the country, accounting for 18 percent of the total U.S. population. Florida ranks second only to California for the highest number of Medicare beneficiaries.
All donors will receive a free Halloween t-shirt and a wellness checkup to include blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse, and cholesterol screening. Additionally, a free COVID-19 antibody test is available for all successful donors.
Lawrence Keefe who is the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, Rachel Rojas who is the FBI Special Agent in Charge, and Paul Salvo who serves as the Leon County Sheriff’s Deputy shared their personal COVID-19 stories. The officials shared their stories and the inspiration for their co
At SRQ, there will continue being social distancing markers, sanitizing stations, sneeze-shields at counters and gates and everyone is required to wear a mask, but officials are not thinking about also adding COVID-19 testing here.
What’s been a dream for almost a decade, has finally come true for a baseball league in Venice. Plus, it’s not just any group of players, but the Venice Challenger which was created for children with special needs. Their complex off of Gulf Coast Boulevard and U.S. 41 is now completed – just waiting
The organization is calling on Sarasota County Commissioners to take steps toward establishing an energy system that is powered by clean and renewable energy. This year, as part of their initiative, they've created an email campaign instead with a petition.
The Venice City Council has announced that they will extend the current requirement for face coverings in the City through Oct. 31. The ordinance passed 4-3, with Mayor Feinsod and Council Members Cautero, Moore and Fiedler in agreement.
The Sarasota County CARES Act - which provides coronavirus relief grants to the community – is expected to begin this week. Sarasota County officials tell us that’s why they’ve worked hard these last few months to identify the need in our community to make sure this money is given to those who need
Social distancing and being outdoors has been a priority for most, and there’s no better place to do that than on the water. However, Mote Marine Laboratory says 50 percent of the calls they’ve gotten in the last six months have been injured or killed marine life caused by human interactions.
Patients will now be allowed one visitor – during limited hours - to prevent having too many people inside the buildings at once. Everyone entering facilities will be screened with temperature checks and must be wearing a mask.
The Sarasota County School District will be offering free COVID-19 rapid testing by appointments at the Department of Health in Downtown Sarasota, at the School Board Materials Management Department in Osprey, and at the Sarasota County Schools Bus Depot in North Port.