Sky Lebron

WJCT NEWS INTERN SUMMER 2019

Sky is joining WJCT News as an intern from the University of Florida.

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced a first responder with Jacksonville Fire and Rescue has tested positive for COVID-19.

One Jacksonville attorney’s office is offering free legal help with end-of-life documents like wills in the midst of the coronavirus. 

As hospitals across the nation face national shortages of masks and other protective equipment for medical professionals, some facilities are forced to find ways to extend the usage of their resources. 

The Mayo Clinic announced it will begin testing its own patients who meet the CDC criteria. 

Sally Messenger is a retired hospice nurse. She also has two daughters who are nurses. 

An executive order by Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry went into effect Tuesday at 8 a.m. 

Jacksonville will likely have two more COVID-19 testing sites by week’s end. 


Jacksonville bride Natalie Smith was set to hold her wedding April 15 at the Brick and Beam in Springfield. She had family flying in from Europe for the occasion.

Duval Public School students will be returning to the classroom virtually on this coming Monday, March 23. 

Baptist Health is upping restrictions on visitors to its Northeast Florida hospitals and lowering the cost of telemedicine visits as more coronavirus cases are confirmed in Florida.

After the U.S. State Department released a statement Monday urging elderly travelers or those with pre-existing health conditions to not board cruises amid the COVID-19 outbreak, travel advisor Rosemary Reifsneider began getting calls.

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is taking precautions on its buses and Skyway cars as the coronavirus spreads in the state.

A new mobile health bus will be making its rounds around the city with a goal of helping Jacksonville’s homeless population.

Health insurance company Humana is launching a program in Jacksonville to evaluate the physical and mental health of its military service members, veterans and their families. 

No one in Florida has the illness caused by the COVID-19 strain of the coronavirus, but state officials say they’re preparing in case that changes.

Palm Coast Republican Sen. Travis Hutson is co-sponsoring a bill to ban the import and export of shark fins.  The proposal made it through a Senate committee unanimously on Tuesday, over the objections of several commercial fishermen who spoke at the meeting.

United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams was in Jacksonville on Monday to speak with at the Lutheran Services in America CEO Summit in Atlantic Beach on the benefits of investing in health in Florida.

A pair of Jacksonville City Council committees passed recommendations made by a state mandated sea level rise task force Wednesday.

A bill sponsored by state Rep. Cyndi Stevenson (R-St. Augustine) that would establish a statewide Office of Resiliency along with a statewide Sea Level Rise Task Force unanimously passed a House Subcommittee Tuesday afternoon.

The dry weather coupled with a heat wave is leading to an increased risk of wildfires.

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