Petition calls for mask requirement for St. Johns County schools
Citing the CDC’s recommendation for universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status, an online petition is calling for St. Johns County schools to impose a mask mandate when the new school year begins in two weeks.
Curry, Rubio, Scott call for new ownership at deteriorating Eastside apartment complexes
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Development (HUD) asking that the owner of two Jacksonville apartment complexes be removed from ownership and banned from owning any other federally-subsidized properties.
Florida among 19 states, 2 territories on Chicago’s COVID-19 travel advisory
The Chicago Department of Public Health is advising unvaccinated people from Florida to either obtain a negative COVID-19 test result 72 hours before arriving in the Windy City or go into self-quarantine for 10 days upon arrival.
Jacksonville pediatrician: Children, like adults, are experiencing long-term effects of COVID-19
As scientists continue to race to create an approved COVID-19 vaccine for children, parents want more information on the potential long-term impact that COVID-19 has on people under the age of 12.