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COVID-19 infections reach 1.5-million mark; more easily-spread ‘variant’ cases are rising in FL

The Florida Department of Health on Tuesday reported 1,503,482 COVID-19 infections, with new cases rising since New Year's Day and additional COVID cases that...

Biden: ‘Irresponsible’ of Republicans to refuse masks while sheltering during Capitol riot

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Monday chastised GOP lawmakers for refusing to wear masks while they were held in a safe location as...

FL TaxWatch endorses legislation blocking lawsuits by people who catch COVID at work

Florida TaxWatch and a Republican Cabinet member are putting pressure on the Legislature to pass civil liability protection from lawsuits related to COVID-19 against...

Gov. DeSantis opens church-affiliated COVID vaccination program in Bay County

Gov. Ron DeSantis continued his barnstorming tour of Florida opening COVID-10 vaccination sites over the weekend. On Sunday, it took him to Bay County,...

Biden expected to distribute all available vaccine doses to states

WASHINGTON — More COVID-19 vaccine doses will be available to states sooner under changes the incoming Biden administration is expected to make to how...

Gov. DeSantis on COVID vaccine: ‘What you don’t want the government to do is...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday defended his management of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, noting that demand for the shots far exceeds supply, but promised...

FL schools begin 2021 spring semester in pandemic; some 36,000 teachers, kids and staff...

As Florida school districts start the 2021 spring semester, some students will return to classrooms while others remain home for online instruction, even as...

FL state prisons scrub key COVID data from website, obscuring magnitude of inmate deaths...

With nearly 200 inmates killed by COVID-19, Florida's state prison system is now ranked the deadliest in the nation for coronavirus deaths. But the...

DeSantis irked by criticism over vaccine rollout, but asks Floridians for patience

Gov. Ron DeSantis was frustrated and sparring with a reporter late Monday afternoon during a press conference in Miami to discuss vaccine distribution.Earlier in...

‘We don’t believe it’s time to rest’: DeSantis cracks down on COVID vaccine plans;...

Gov. Ron DeSantis plans to ramp up COVID vaccine distribution in the state by adding community sites such as churches and other state-run facilities,...

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