Masks have been required since the beginning of the school year with no parental opt-out option.
The mayor has said he would make changes to the state of emergency if that average was below 5-percent over a two week period.
The Florida League of Cities is trying to build support as a Senate committee next week is slated to take up a bill that would allow local governments to restrict smoking on beaches and in public parks.
Florida's Chief Financial Officer is trying to attract California-based In-N-Out Burger to Florida. However, the gesture could have less to do with juicy burgers and more to do with politics surrounding coronavirus health policy.
Parents in Brevard County will still be able to opt their students out of wearing masks in school. The school board voted in favor of that Tuesday night.
How rigorously vaccination requirements are being enforced varies from place to place, even within the same state or city.
With required mask use reduced in much of the U.S., the University of Washington's influential COVID-19 forecasting model is predicting increasing infections and hospitalizations in November.
According to the CDC, donovanosis, granuloma inguinale, causes progressive ulcerative lesions on the genitals or perineum, which are prone to heavy bleeding.
Now 70, Diana Becton was just 41 years old when she was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer. Thirty years later, her 45-year-old daughter would be diagnosed with breast cancer, too.
The FDA recently approved an investigational new drug application for the preventative breast cancer vaccine which entered its phase 1 trial at the Cleveland Clinic.
Local city and provincial level governments in at least five Chinese provinces issued notices in recent days announcing that children ages 3 to 11 will be required to get their vaccinations.
An FDA panel of outside vaccine experts endorsed kid-sized doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for U.S. children aged 5 to 11.
Florida's surgeon general defended his decision not to wear a mask when attempting to meet with a state senator who told him she had a serious medical condition, saying he cannot communicate clearly "when half of my face is covered."
Moderna said it will make up to 110 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine available to African countries at its “lowest tiered price.”
Last week, Pfizer released data showing the kid-sized doses of its vaccine are more than 90-percent effective in younger children.
Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., said she wants Dr. Anthony Fauci and the NIH to respond to allegations that the agency funded $1.68 million overseas experiments that involved abusing puppies.
Federal health officials are extending until mid-January its rules that cruise ships must follow to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks.
Governor Ron DeSantis wants police officers from northern cities to fill vacancies in Florida departments. And, he says, their COVID-19 vaccination status doesn’t matter.
Some parents gathered Monday for a rally to keep the Orange County school district’s mask policy in place.
Leafly and similar sites will be able to resume contracting with Florida medical marijuana operators to allow patients to order products online, under a ruling issued Monday by an administrative law judge.