Comedian Kathy Griffin says she's never smoked and that she must have half of her left lung removed now after a cancer diagnosis.
Starting Monday, all Publix employees will be required to wear masks, and Walmart employees will be required to wear face coverings if they work in areas with high infection rates. It remains optional for customers.
Sarasota Memorial Hospital and AdventHealth hospitals in Polk County are among the medical facilities that are shifting to a no-visitor policy -- with some exceptions -- as Florida experiences record-breaking numbers in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
With more than 20,000 new COVID-19 infections reported in Florida in one day, our state is the epicenter for the virus. The highly transmissible delta variant is spreading like wildfire.
As COVID-19 vaccination rates have stalled in the U.S. and talk of mandates spreads, here’s a look back at the history of vaccine mandates in the country and how the Supreme Court has routinely defended states’ rights to enforce them.
A day after it recorded the most new daily cases since the start of the pandemic, Florida on Sunday broke a previous record for current hospitalizations, as the number of patients in hospitals because of COVID-19 once again broke through the 1,000-person threshold.
Millions of Americans are at risk of losing their homes now that the federal eviction moratorium has expired.
On Friday, the Learning Station Academy in North Lakeland its doors for good because financially it could not hold on any longer after temporarily closing several times due to COVID-19 and not being able to find staff.
Federal health officials say Florida has reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state's highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic.
Models show the wave could peak toward the end of August, with daily cases four times higher than the spike in January.
Beach Bistro on Holmes Beach in Anna Maria Island now requires diners to be vaccinated, adding to its "aggressive" safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Friday barring local school districts from forcing students to wear masks when classes resume next month even as the state's coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to skyrocket toward levels not seen since before vaccines became widely available.
Three Manatee County employees have died from COVID-19 since June and Manatee County Administrator Doctor Scott Hopes said vaccines are key to keeping employees safe.
As of Friday, a new program offering at-home vaccines had booked more than 400 appointments since it launched on Monday.
Florida on Thursday reported slightly more than 17,000 new COVID-19 cases, according to data posted Friday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The state says there were 110,477 cases reported in the last 7 days. The state reported 108 deaths in the last 7 days, with 75 deaths reported just Thursday.
In response to the surging delta variant of the coronavirus, all Broadway theaters in New York City will now require proof of COVID vaccination to attend a show. Masks must also be worn, announced the Broadway League.
Sergeant Chad Mumbauer has served his community as a member of the Lakeland Police Department for 20 years. The first responder has beat cancer three times.
Moffitt Cancer Center's Mole Patrol is offering free skin, head, neck and oral cancer screenings at the Pier 60 Pavilion at Clearwater Beach on Saturday, July 31st from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Disney has informed its employees and Cast Members that the company will require all salaried and non-union hourly employees in the U.S. working at any of the company's sites to be fully vaccinated.
U.S. health officials say people who are fully vaccinated should get tested if they've been around someone who has COVID-19.