The Florida Department of Health sent out a presser to rebuke the continued and new attacks from the media, particularly the Miami Herald. The full press release: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ADDRESSES FALSE MIAMI HERALD CLAIMS Tallahassee, Fla. —  On Monday, the Miami Herald published an inaccurate article statingContinue Reading

At least 70 percent of Medicare-eligible seniors say they want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 “at the earliest opportunity” or soon after seeing others “safely benefiting”, according to an eight-city survey announced today by ChenMed, one of the nation’s leading primary care providers. More than 1,500 at-risk elderly in Cincinnati,Continue Reading

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported four additional locally acquired dengue fever cases this past week in Monroe and Miami-Dade Counties, bringing the state total to 70 in 2020. The Monroe County cases were identified through retrospective case finding efforts to better characterize activity early in the outbreak. TwoContinue Reading

Sally, formerly Tropical Depression 19, strengthened to a tropical storm at 2 p.m. EDT on Saturday afternoon. As of 5 a.m. EDT Sunday, the storm was centered 115 miles west of Port Charlotte, Florida, and moving west-northwestward at 13 mph. Maximum sustained winds were 50 mph. AccuWeather meteorologists continue toContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported COVID-19 test results for more than 116,300 individuals on Wednesday, of which 13,965 were positive (~13 percent). This brings the state total to 315,775 cases. By county, Miami-Dade has seen 75,425 cases, followed by Broward (35,566), Palm Beach (23,711), Hillsborough (21,577) and OrangeContinue Reading

One Florida politician is saying the quiet part outloud: coronavirus cases have soared in Florida and across the nation in large part because of the protets and rallies. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez told CBS News on Sunday that the recent series of protests in the area “had a lot toContinue Reading

Faour Glass Technologies will open its newest SLIMPACT® showroom in Downtown Naples, FL at The Collective this fall.  The Collective is a one-of-a-kind design hub and catalyst for inspiration, showcasing a variety of interior and exterior luxury products and services. The Collective embodies the complete home design cycle – from architectureContinue Reading

Gov. Ron DeSantis approved $800,000 in funding for the Bitner Plante ALS Initiative of Florida in the 2020-2021 budget released yesterday. The Initiative provides support for ALS patients seeking treatment at the multidisciplinary clinics located at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville; University of South Florida, Tampa; University of Miami, Miami; and UFContinue Reading

Officials with the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County have issued a mosquito-borne illness alert after reporting 10 human locally-transmitted West Nile virus (WNV) cases Thursday. This brings the total to 14 WNV cases in Miami-Dade County year-to-date. West Nile virus (WNV) is the leading cause of mosquito-borne diseaseContinue Reading

Eights years ago this week, Darren Rainey died after a horrific scene inside a shower room. Ahead of the 2020 election, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle is facing new sharp attacks for never charging any of the corrections officers with a crime. WARNING: HORRIFIC AND SHOCKING PHOTOS AT THEContinue Reading

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill into law, which would allow college athletes in the state to earn money from endorsement deals. Effective in 2021, the restrictions on college athletes will be lifted to allow these student athletes to be paid for the use of their names, imagesContinue Reading

Health Care Voter hosted the latest in its extended town hall series “Our Lives on the Line: The Hardest Hit” featuring four mayors from across the country. The discussion focused on some of the cities left behind by the Trump administration’s haphazard response to the coronavirus pandemic. Led by formerContinue Reading

Governor DeSantis

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed off on plans for Miami-Dade and Broward counties to reopen restaurants and other businesses that were previously deemed non-essential. During a press conference in Doral yesterday, DeSantis said that “Miami-Dade and Broward have both submitted plans that I’ve approved…Today we take another important stepContinue Reading

The city of Naples closed its public beaches at 12:01 a.m. Sunday after massive crowds turned out and Councilman Gary Price released the photo below. Price said he received a text from a friend Saturday that the number of people on the beach looked like a problem. “I went toContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) puts the total coronavirus disease, or COVID-19 cases at 33,193 (32,318 in residents) and 1,218 deaths, according to the latest DOH data. Counties reporting more than 1,000 cases include Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Orange, Hillsborough, Duval and Lee. To date, 411 long-term care facilitiesContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health in an update this morning report that the number of COVID-19 cases in the state has topped the 20,000 mark after reporting an additional 706 cases, for a total of 20,601. In addition, nine people have died who tested positive for COVID-19 in Brevard, LeeContinue Reading