Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is thinking of relaxing his assisted living facility visitation ban even as Florida’s death count from the coronavirus has spiked to a new height with 191 reported fatalities.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is urging Florida’s horse community to be vigilant of Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE), a serious viral disease that can affect horses, birds, and humans and cause neurological injury and death.
Florida’s ban on serving alcohol to people in bars will be reevaluated daily, the state’s top business regulator said in a series of tweets over the weekend that also offered apologies for the crackdown.
Phil Krueger, who helped build a dominant defense as an assistant for 1967 national champion Southern California and later became part of the first coaching staff in Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ history, has died. He was 90.
A bar near the University of Central Florida has had its state alcoholic beverage license suspended for violating reopening guidelines after 13 employees and at least 28 customers tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Continuing to gradually finish the work of this year’s legislative session, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday signed 21 bills, including measures aimed at improving school-bus safety and preventing bear poaching.
Staff members at nursing homes and assisted living facilities will be required to be tested for COVID-19 every two weeks under a pair of emergency rules issued Wednesday by Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration.
Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday he will soon slash enough spending from the state’s proposed $93.2 billion budget to keep lawmakers from having to address a coronavirus-fueled loss in tax revenues before the November elections.
Calling it a “big win,” Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry said Friday he envisions the Republican convention in August as an opportunity to showcase his city and get his people back to work following massive shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Friday that he will sign a bill to allow collegiate athletes to earn money for use of their name, image and likeness. SB 646, is titled the Intercollegiate Athlete Compensation and Rights and will deliver compensation for athletes who previously could be deemed ineligibl
The Florida Department of health released its daily update of COVID-19 totals as concerns about massive protests and re-openings have some officials concerned that a surge of positive coronavirus cases could happen.
More than 200,000 new unemployment claims were filed last week in Florida, as the state is on the verge of the second phase of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ plan to reemerge economically from the coronavirus pandemic.