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GOP voting reforms would hurt FL voters in nursing homes and...

Residents in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities have long cast their paper ballots on-site, getting help from various people who could bring them blank...

States just one step away from COVID-19 vaccine rollout after federal...

WASHINGTON — A federal advisory panel on Thursday gave the green light to a COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer, completing the...

Gov. DeSantis will allow additional family members, including kids, to visit...

Gov. Ron DeSantis further relaxed rules governing visits to relatives in nursing homes on Thursday and envisioned family gatherings on Thanksgiving notwithstanding COVID-19. The governor...

DeSantis to lift ban on visitation in FL nursing homes and...

Visitation in Florida’s long-term care facilities — which was banned for 175 days to shield elderly residents from coronavirus — can resume tonight, Gov....

COVID-19 death toll in FL for the first time surpasses the...

The Florida Department of Health on Friday reported 9,141 COVID-19 deaths of Florida residents, up from 8,913 the day before. The 228 new deaths were...

DeSantis discusses COVID-19 antibodies to give access to loved ones in...

Trying to provide access to vulnerable loved ones, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that family members who have COVID-19 antibodies should be able to...

VP Pence’s day trip to Orlando comes as Trump approval rating...

Vice President Mike Pence will fly into Florida Wednesday to claim progress against COVID-19 by the administrations of Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis toward...

Gov. DeSantis defends state’s response to COVID-19 in nursing homes

More than four in 10 COVID-19 deaths in Florida have occurred at a nursing home or other long-term care facility. As of Wednesday, Florida had...

Florida National Guard ‘strike teams’ to seek out hidden COVID-19 cases...

State government will mobilize the Florida National Guard to expand screening of staff and residents in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities for...

State bars various visitors to Florida’s nursing homes amid coronavirus threat

As the World Health Organization declared that the novel coronavirus constitutes a global pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday announced that multiple classes of...

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