Health

MIAMI-DADE – Today (May 19), the Board of County Commissioners adopted a resolution sponsored by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava calling on the Governor to require frequent testing of all healthcare personnel working in nursing homes and Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), and to ensure testing of nursing home residents for coronavirus.  The resolution also urged the State to ensure that employees of nursing homes were provided paid sick leave and that staff were supplied with protective masks and other “personal protective equipment” to prevent spread of disease into nursing homes and ALFs.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health, in order to provide more comprehensive data, releases a report on COVID-19 cases in Florida once per day. The Florida Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard is also providing updates once per day. The state also provides a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county. Previously, this information was only available for select communities. The surveillance data report is available here.

MUNCIE, Indiana – As society digs into its battle against COVID-19, a health researcher at Ball State University recommends behaviors to adapt as soon as possible to avoid illness.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health, in order to provide more comprehensive data, releases a report on COVID-19 cases in Florida once per day. The Florida Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard is also providing updates once per day. The state also provides a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county. Previously, this information was only available for select communities. The surveillance data report is available here.

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