Parents can decide whether their children should quarantine if asymptomatic after COVID exposure to minimize time away from in-school learning. The change also tweaks the ban against mask mandates.
WUSF is reporting on how distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine exposes inequities in Florida’s health care system.
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Despite the decline in new cases, Florida marked a somber milestone in the past week, surpassing 50,000 coronavirus deaths.
Both ICU admissions and hospitalizations for COVID-19 fell statewide, according to Wednesday's data.
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The Florida Education Association says the new rule could put teachers and school employees at risk by exposing them to students who should be quarantining at home.
Abortions in England, Wales and Scotland are allowed until 24 weeks, but the law says terminations can be allowed until birth if there’s “a substantial risk" the child would be "seriously handicapped."
Alachua County Civil Circuit Judge Monica Brasington granted the temporary injunction against the COVID vaccine mandate two days after Monday’s hearing for the lawsuit.
An administrative law judge dismissed the case, noting he did not have any “wiggle room” with the new rule giving parents "sole discretion" on mask-wearing.
President Biden has ordered more than 17 million health care workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Some health care employers fear losing large numbers of workers who don't want the shots.
Each day in Florida about 100 kids are involuntarily committed for psychiatric exams under the Baker Act. That adds up to about 36,000 kids a year, and experts say something has to be done. We explore what happens when kids get committed.
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