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  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    FLORIDA REPORTS 4,690 CORONAVIRUS RESIDENT DEATHS, 19 NEW CASES

    Florida's resident death toll from coronavirus rose to 31,620 with the addition of 98 more reported fatalities on Saturday while also...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    $1.9T COVID-19 RELIEF BILL: WHAT TO KNOW AS IT NEARS FINAL PASSAGE

    The Senate approved a sweeping pandemic relief package Saturday.The bill cleared by a party-line vote of 50-49 after a marathon overnight...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    STIMULUS CHECK UPDATES: SENATE WORKS THROUGH NIGHT WITH COVID-19 AID ON PATH TO PASSAGE

    The Senate worked through the night and past sunrise Saturday on Democrats' showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.

    AIDS
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    A CAREGIVER'S ANGUISH AS A FRIEND AND HUSBAND ENDURED ISOLATION | COMMENTARY

    Lisa Warren, whose husband, Bill, has Alzheimer's disease, could only watch as he and a 100-year-old friend endured nursing home isolation...

    Alzheimer
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    FIGHTING JOE BIDEN'S $1.9 TRILLION COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE, GOP REKINDLES AN OBAMA-ERA STRATEGY

    Republicans have one goal for President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package: to erode public support for the rescue plan...

    Plan
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    NATIONAL STUDY ADDS STRONG EVIDENCE THAT MASK MANDATES, DINING OUT INFLUENCE THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS

    A new national study adds strong evidence that mask mandates can slow the spread of the coronavirus, and that allowing dining at restaurants...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE: ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER NOW OFFERING SHOTS TO ALL SCHOOL STAFF

    The Orange County Convention Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to all K-12 teachers and school workers, following suit after...

    Vaccination
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    FLORIDA REPORTS 135 CORONAVIRUS RESIDENT DEATHS, 5,975 NEW CASES

    Florida's resident death toll from coronavirus rose to 31,522 with the addition of 135 more reported fatalities on Friday while also...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    ORLANDO'S MASS VACCINATION SITE NOW OFFERS 3,000 SHOTS DAILY, ADDS SINGLE-DOSE JOHNSON & JOHNSON

    The federally run mass vaccination site at Valencia College's West Campus in Orlando now has the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

    Vaccination
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    60 STUDENTS, STAFF TOLD TO STAY HOME FROM SEMINOLE SCHOOL AFTER GASTROINTESTINAL OUTBREAK

    The Florida Department of Health says it is working with the Seminole County school district to stop spread of the illness on campus.

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    WFTV ANCHOR NANCY ALVAREZ REVEALS EARLY STAGE BREAST CANCER DIAGNOSIS

    WFTV anchor Nancy Alvarez revealed Friday that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    NEW ORLANDO THRIFT STORE OFFERS FREE HIV TESTING AND BENEFITS HIV AWARENESS

    The AIDS Healthcare Foundation opened the Out of the Closet Thrift Store in a brightly colored building at 1349 N. Mills Ave. at the...

    AIDS
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    A DAUGHTER MOURNS HER DAD'S COVID DEATH AS A WEDDING APPROACHES | COMMENTARY

    Gene Kalish was always there for his daughter. But he died of COVID, and now Jillian Kalish's dad won't be there for her wedding this...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    STIMULUS CHECK UPDATES: SENATE NEARS RELIEF BILL VOTES AFTER HALF-DAY GOP DELAY, WITH CLERKS FORCED TO READ ENTIRE 628-PAGE MEASURE OUTLOUD

    The chamber planned to begin voting around midday on a mountain of amendments, mostly by GOP opponents and virtually all of which were...

    Plan
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    ORANGE WANTS TO VACCINATE MEDICALLY VULNERABLE AT CONVENTION CENTER

    County officials are lobbying the state to allow it to vaccinate medically vulnerable people at the Orange County Convention Center,...

    Vaccination
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    FLORIDA REPORTS 120 CORONAVIRUS RESIDENT DEATHS, 6,118 NEW CASES

    Florida's resident death toll from coronavirus rose to 31,387 with the addition of 120 more reported fatalities on Thursday while also...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    STIMULUS CHECK UPDATES: WHITE HOUSE SAYS COVID-19 RELIEF CHECKS WILL GO TO ROUGHLY 98% OF HOUSEHOLDS THAT GOT DECEMBER PAYMENT

    Roughly 98% of U.S. households that received a COVID-19 relief check in December will also qualify for the next round of payments being...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    FLORIDA PHARMACIES BEGIN OFFERING COVID VACCINES TO SCHOOL STAFF OF ALL AGES, AMID WHITE HOUSE PUSH

    Major retailers in Florida have begun offering COVID-19 vaccines to teachers and school staff of all ages, following a White House...

    Vaccination
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    DESANTIS DENIES INVOLVEMENT IN WEALTHY KEY LARGO VACCINATION SITE, DESPITE DONATIONS

    Gov. Ron DeSantis denied the state had anything to do with a wealthy, gated Keys community receiving vaccines in January ahead of most...

    Vaccination, Senior
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Mar 7, 2021

    WATCH LIVE: GOV. DESANTIS COVID VACCINE PRESS CONFERENCE

    Gov. Ron DeSantis gives a COVID press conference from Crystal River on Thursday.

    Vaccination