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Florida National Guard: COVID-19 mission is over

By Jason Delgado FloridaPolitics.com October 16, 2021 ‘Over the course of 20 months, we did almost…

Florida Department of Health Weekly COVID-19 Situation Report – Week Ending Oct 14

Florida Department of Health October 15, 2021              

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 report – Week ending Oct 8

Nassau County Schools Press Release October 11, 2021   Week Ending September 24, 2021    …

Florida Dept of Health Weekly Situation Report for Nassau County – Week ending Oct 7

Florida Dept of Health October 8, 2021                  …

Nassau DOH/FL covid testing, vaccination schedule for October 2021

October 1, 2021

Nassau County Schools Weekly COVID-19 report – Week ending Sept 24

Nassau County Schools September 27, 2021 Editor’s Note:  We are seeing COVID-19 cases in Nassau County…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report: County Overview – Week Ending Sept 23

Florida Department of Health September 24, 2021 Editor’s Note:  Cases down and positivity down.  Good work…

“Vaccines Save Lives” – Schedule your appointment Thursday, Sept 23

Nassau County Emergency Management September 21, 2021 Vaccines will be available to anyone 12 or older.…

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 report – Week ending Sept 17

Nassau County Schools September 20,  2021     Nassau County Schools September 7, 2021 August 27,…

Florida suffers another new weekly COVID-19 death record

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com September 20, 2021   There is good news, as the weekly new…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report: County Overview – Sept 10 – 16

Florida Department of Health September 17, 2021              

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 Report – Week ending Sept 10

Nassau Schools September 13, 2021 Nassau County Schools September 7, 2021 August 27, 2021 Week of…

COVID-19 is still impacting American families and businesses. Do you need financial assistance now?

September 12, 2021 by Emily Wu Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC While some…

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) answers Covid-19 related questions

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 11, 2021   [The EPA website…

Florida’s summer surge of COVID-19 worse than any Democratic-led state

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com September 11, 2021 Democrats fully control 15 states. Here’s how they compare…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report Sept 3 – 9 – Cases down in Nassau County

Florida Department of Health September 10, 2021              

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 report for week ending Sept 3

Nassau County Schools September 7, 2021 August 27, 2021 Week of August 13, 2021    

Surge of uncertainty hits some of fall’s biggest events

By Anne Geggis FloridaPolitics.com September 7, 2021 Miami Book Fair, Fantasy Fest and the return of…

COVID-19 vaccine hesitant? Dr Zha answers your questions

September 4, 2021 Editor’s Note:  I met Zed when she was a college student and came…

Florida Dept of Health Nassau schedules COVID-19 testing and vaccines for September

Florida Dept of Health Nassau September 3, 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report – Aug 27 – Sept 2 report shows 628 additional cases in Nassau County

Florida Department of Health September 3, 2021          

Gov. DeSantis: Rising COVID-19 deaths in Florida ‘a really terrible thing’

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com September 2, 2021 But he expressed no direct sympathy or remorse. Gov.…

Florida Hospital Association’s Mary Mayhew touts ‘very encouraging trends’ for COVID-19

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com September 2, 2021   But it’s not over. ‘Our hospitals are still…

August 27 Nassau County Schools COVID-19 report shows 426 students under quarantine

Nassau County Schools September 1, 2021 Editor’s Note: A previous post dated August 30,  showed improvement…

DeSantis says state will win on appeal after ruling nixes ban on school mask mandates

By John Haughey The Center Square September 1, 2021 Parents have the right to opt their…

Which Florida school boards and other jurisdictions impose mask mandates?

Editorial Board FloridaPolitics.com August 31, 2021   As the delta variant surges, will you be required…

‘Virus politics’: Carlos Smith, government accountability group sue Ron DeSantis admin for COVID-19 data

By Jesse Scheckner FloridaPolitics.com August 31, 2021   ‘Virus politics should not dictate what information is…

Facebook COVID-19 alerts are making an impact in Florida communities

FloridaPolitics.com Staff Report August 30, 2021 Facebook data also shows a 3% decrease in vaccine reluctance…

Nikki Fried: Cow dewormer sold out in Florida because people are taking it for COVID-19

By Jesse Sheckner FloridaPolitics.com August 30, 2021 It’s a problem for animals that need the drug…

COVID-19 Vaccination Events Thursdays 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Appointments only

Nassau County Emergency Management August 30, 2021 Nassau County will be having vaccination events on Thursdays …

Florida Poison Control sees uptick in ivermectin cases, Nikki Fried urges Gov. DeSantis to disavow use

By Kelly Hayes FloridaPolitics.com August 29, 2021 Florida’s Poison Control Center has treated 27 ivermectin-related cases…

Judge rules Florida school mandatory mask ban is unconstitutional

By John Haughey The Center Square August 28, 2021 Leon County Circuit Court Judge John Cooper…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report for Nassau County – Number of cases increase

Florida Department of Health August 27, 2021          

Florida Attorney General warns of new COVID relief scam

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody August 24, 2021 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… CBS 4 Miami:…

Considerations for Use of an Additional mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine for Fully Vaccinated Immunocompromised Persons

Florida Department of Health/Nassau Media Release August 24, 2021 The following guidance are considerations for use…

Florida argues ‘masks are unnecessary’ in public K-12 schools

By John Haughey The Center Square August 24, 2021 With at least seven school boards defying…

FDA announces full approval for use of Prizer-BioNTech COVID-19, brand name “Comirnaty” for 16 and older

Information from Nassau County Emergency Management August 2021 FDA Announces Full Approval for Use of Pfizer-BioNTech…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report – Number of COVID cases down, positivity up

Florida Department of Health August 20, 2021

Nassau County Schools report COVID-19 cases among students and staff

Nassau County Schools August 20, 2021

Florida universities to assume ‘normal, pre-pandemic operations’ when fall semesters begin

By John Haughey The Center Square August 17, 2021 More than 300,000 full-time students and 60,000…

Judge to hear Florida parents’ suit against DeSantis’ mask mandate ban Thursday

By John Haughey The Center Square August 17, 2021 Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper on…

A reminder: free covid vaccinations after hours on Wednesday and Thursday this week

Covid 19 cases in Nassau County thru August 12, 2021

The Nassau County Department of Health provided the information in the chart below.  If you have…

Florida Board of Education to consider sanctioning 2 mask-mandating school districts

By John Haughey The Center Square August 14, 2021 The Florida Department of Education has scheduled…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report – Slight drop in number of COVID-19 cases

Florida Department of Health August 14, 2021  

Citizens call for face mask mandate in Nassau County School District

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst August 13, 2021   As we begin…

First Dose Covid 19 Vaccination Event Wednesday, August 18 in Yulee

Nassau County Emergency Management Services August 12, 2021 Nassau County will hold a vaccination event on…

School districts impose mask mandates despite DeSantis’ threat to dock salaries

By John Haughey The Center Square August 11, 2021 Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has doubled down…

“Younger people are getting hit hard” – Get the COVID-19 vaccine!

Nassau County Emergency Management Press Release August 11, 2021 “So how can you protect yourself? Get…

Covid-19 update for Nassau County

From the County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager August 10, 2021 8/10/21 @ 10:00…

Judge blocks Florida law, allows cruise ships to require COVID vaccination proof

By John Haughey The Center Square August 9, 2021 Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ campaigns to prohibit…

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report – August 5

Florida Department of Health August 7, 2021 Editor’s Note:  A friend of mine, much loved and…

Abbott, DeSantis fire back at Biden: ‘Do your job’

By Bethany Blankley The Center Square August 6, 2021 In response to President Joe Biden criticizing…

DeSantis defends unvaccinated amid increasing Florida COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

By John Haughey The Center Square August 4, 2021 Florida won’t resume posting daily COVID-19 updates…

Baptist Health Medical Centers report 504 COVID-19 patients across 5 hospital health systems

Baptist Health August 4, 2021

FDOH-Nassau COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Schedule for August

August 3, 2021 The Florida Department of Health-Nassau is the lead agency in COVID-19 matters in…

Ron DeSantis deplores judgment against unvaccinated patients as hospitalizations rise

By Renzo Downey FloridaPolitics.Com August 3, 2021 Cases and hospitalizations are hitting record rates in Florida…

10,200 COVID-19 cases in Florida hospitals: Half 25-55 years old, 97% unvaccinated

By John Haughey The Center Square August 3, 2021 There were 10,207 people hospitalized with COVID-19…

Fried defies DeSantis, posts daily Florida COVID-19 data on state Agriculture Department page

By John Haughey The Center Square July 29, 2021 There were 16,038 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed…

Covid-19 Variations and Mutations

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 31, 2021   Covid is not…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report from July 23 – 29 – Cases continue to grow

Florida Department of Health July 31, 2021 Editor’s Note:  If there is any good news to…

Nassau Health Dept. Director provides sobering situation report on County Covid status

Submitted by Cindy Jackson Reporter July 30, 2021   “We’re not looking good.” “If you are…

Survey says partisan politics shape Floridians’ perceptions of COVID-19

By John Haughey The Center Square July 29, 2021   Nearly one-third of Florida voters say…

Baptist Health CEO delivers message to community

Baptist Health July 29, 2021 A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO Delivered July 27, 2021   “Today,…

Florida Dept of Health Nassau offers “Back to School Shots” including COVID-19 vaccines – July 31

July 29, 2021

News4Jax reports Nassau County holds dubious distinction in national ranking of COVID-19 cases per capita

News4Jax July 29, 2021   “Nassau County has the highest rate of COVID-19 cases per capita…

Nassau County Emergency Management – Too many young un-vaccinated adults with COVID-19 requiring medical attention

Nassau County Emergency Management July 27, 2021 Editor’s Note: Hospitalization figures for Baptist Health Nassau are…

Fernandina Beach Police Department recognizes Walt Sturges for 44 years of service

Fernandina Beach Police Department July 27, 2021       This is Walt Sturges. Today Walt…

639 new COVID cases in just one week – Number of newly vaccinated more than doubles

Nassau County Emergency Management July 26, 2021

A safety tip: What to do if someone is sick in your household?

Nassau County Emergency Management July 26, 2021

Nassau County Emergency Managements asks COVID “no-vaxxers” to participate in anonymous survey

Nassau County Emergency Management July 26, 2021     If you have opted NOT to get…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report shows surge continuing in Nassau County – Week ending July 22

Florida Department of Health July 24, 2021 Editor’s Note:  We have another sobering report showing the…

CDC update on “Vaccination Tracker” in Nassau County

Center for Disease Control July 23, 2021    

Baptist Health monthly report shows 44% of COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger

Baptist Health Jacksonville Press Release July 22, 2021 “More than 97% of our COVID-19 patients ARE…

Nassau County Medical Society sends a message to those not vaccinated against COVID-” . . . our hospital is overflowing”

Nassau County Emergency Management July 22, 2021   Local physicians stand united in recommending immunization against…