More omicron cases pop up as world rushes to learn more
Cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world Sunday and many governments rushed to close their borders even as scientists cautioned that it’s not clear if the new variant is more alarming than other versions of the virus.
Jaguars fans get a boost at free vaccine clinic inside stadium
With COVID-19 vaccine boosters now available for all adults and the continued push to get people vaccinated against the coronavirus, Duval County’s Health Department made it easier on Sunday for Jaguars fans to get the shot with a pop-up vaccination clinic inside the stadium.
Feds push back in vaccination court fight with Florida, Georgia, Alabama
Biden administration attorneys late Friday urged a federal appeals court to reject a request by Florida, Georgia and Alabama to put on hold a rule that would require tens of millions of workers nationwide to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be regularly tested and wear masks.
3 clinics in Coastal Health District to offer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11
Three clinics in the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Coastal Health District, including one in Glynn County, on Monday, Nov. 8, will begin offering pediatric doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11.
Gov. DeSantis says Biden vaccine mandate for big companies ‘is absolutely going down’
Gov. Ron DeSantis, an outspoken critic of the Biden administration and its COVID-19 policies who is eyeing a presidential run in 2024, was in Jacksonville Thursday and said he doesn’t believe the new rules will stick, adding “Florida will be responding.”
Duval schools mask mandate loosened after county meets COVID-19 thresholds
After nearly two months in effect, the mask requirement within Duval County Public Schools was automatically suspended Friday when the COVID-19 community transmission data met the second of two key thresholds set by the school board.
Gov. DeSantis proposes $5K signing bonus to attract cops to Florida, including unvaccinated ones
Gov. Ron DeSantis told Fox News on Sunday he is hoping the Florida Legislature will pass legislation granting a $5,000 bonus to police officers who may be unvaccinated and want to relocate to the Sunshine State.