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April 28, 2022 | For the families who have been patiently waiting for COVID vaccines to roll out for their little ones -- Learn More

April 26, 2022 | For the first time since the pandemic began, one local hospital group has lifted its mask mandates in parts Learn More

April 23, 2022 | COVID-19 cases have been slowly on the rise in Florida, but doctors say this latest increase differs from other Learn More

April 1, 2022 | In recent years for COVID vaccines the FDA made decisions based off clinical trial evidence and recommendations from experts. Learn More

March 29, 2022 | The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday authorized another COVID-19 booster for people age 50 and older. Learn More

March 22, 2022 | Two years after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and life was upended in the United States, the country is Learn More

March 18, 2022 | Moderna has now joined Pfizer in asking the Food and Drug Administration to approve a fourth shot of its Learn More

March 15, 2022 | Two years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic turned our world upside down. Since then, we’ve gone through several spikes of Learn More

March 8, 2022 | Health experts are quickly denouncing Florida’s plans to issue guidance urging parents not to vaccinate healthy children against COVID-19. Learn More

March 7, 2022 | Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo says the state will formally recommend against COVID-19 vaccinations for healthy children. Learn More

February 28, 2022 | Local doctors are urging parents still on the fence about the COVID-19 shot to get their kids vaccinated. Learn More

February 23, 2022 | A new study from the CDC is offering encouraging news for parents about preventing a debilitating condition caused by Learn More

February 14, 2022 | More COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held through Duval County Public Schools’ partnership with the Florida Department of Health Learn More

February 11, 2022 | Wayman Ministries, The Links, Inc. and Agape Family Health host a free COVID-19 vaccination and booster shot event over Learn More

February 5, 2022 | A new COVID testing site will be opening this week at Bethel Church near FSCJ’s campus downtown. Learn More

January 24, 2022 | Need an N95 mask? You could soon pick one up at a local grocery store -- for free. Southeastern Learn More

January 19, 2022 | A majority of Americans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control Learn More

January 6, 2022 | COVID-19 vaccination events are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, and Saturday, Jan. 29, at Learn More

January 5, 2022 | The shelves at Panama Pharmacy on Jacksonville's Main Street are stocked with COVID-19 at home testing kits. Owner Kevin Learn More

December 29, 2021 | Some 55% of people living in Leon County are fully vaccinated as of Dec. 28, according to data from Learn More

December 27, 2021 | After closing for the holiday, COVID-19 testing and vaccine sites will reopen on Monday in Duval County. Learn More

December 22, 2021 | Jacksonville City Council member Ju’Coby Pittman wants to be an example for the people she represents in the neighborhoods Learn More

"December 21, 2021 | Pregnant moms are at increased risk for severe illness from respiratory viruses like flu and COVID-19. Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN Learn More

December 20, 2021 | As more cases of the omicron variant are confirmed across the country, many people are looking to get tested Learn More

December 18, 2021 | The omicron variant of COVID-19 is spreading, and infectious disease experts say it won’t be long before it’s detected Learn More

December 16, 2021 | The Jacksonville COVID-19 task force, part of a statewide group formed in 2020 to promote the vaccine in the Learn More

December 14, 2021 | Tuesday marks a year since the former CEO of UF Health Jacksonville, the late Dr. Leon Haley Jr., rolled Learn More

December 13, 2021 | A major milestone in the pandemic: It’s been one year since Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine was approved. Learn More

December 4, 2021 | Duval County students as young as five years old got their second dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine Saturday morning. Learn More

December 1, 2021 | The number of COVID-19 cases in North Florida continues to trend down, but that’s expected to change again soon Learn More

November 22, 2021 | Wayman Ministries is teaming up with Agape Family Health to hold a COVID-19 vaccine event on Tuesday.The event will Learn More

November 21, 2021 | With COVID-19 vaccine boosters now available for all adults and the continued push to get people vaccinated against the Learn More

November 19, 2021 | The U.S. on Friday opened COVID-19 booster shots to all adults. Learn More

November 10, 2021 | Schools and clinics across South Florida are organizing voluntary vaccination events to protect 5- to 11-year-old children against COVID-19. Learn More

November 7, 2021| The drive to get more people vaccinated doesn’t stop in Jacksonville. Learn More

November 6, 2021 | Young children in South Florida, and those across the country, are now able to get vaccinated against COVID-19. It Learn More

November 4, 2021 | The city of Jacksonville is offering booster shots for all three COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S. at four Learn More

November 4, 2021 | To help educate and get people vaccinated against COVID-19, the NFL Alumni Jacksonville Chapter is teaming up with the Learn More

November 4, 2021 | Two days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5 to Learn More

November 4, 2021 | Duval County Public Schools on Thursday announced it is partnering with the Florida Department of Health in Duval County Learn More

November 03, 2021 | – A campaign from NFL Alumni Health, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), aims Learn More

November 3, 2021 | Former Jaguars Promote Vaccine Confidence Through Awareness & Education Campaign; Will Host Vaccination Clinic inside TIAA Bank Field before Learn More

October 20, 2021 | One man has won $10,000 for getting his COVID-19 vaccine. It’s part of his company’s unique approach to getting Learn More

October 14, 2021 | Josh Atkinson wasn’t the patient doctors were expecting at Baptist Hospital in Jacksonville. Several times, doctors didn’t think he Learn More

October 14, 2021 | Dr. Duane Mitchell didn’t expect to convince a stranger to get vaccinated against COVID-19 when he went to a Learn More

October 12, 2021 | Area hospital leaders said COVID-19 cases down but crisis is not over Learn More

October 6, 2021 | As COVID-19 cases in Jacksonville decline, local hospitals are showing a substantial drop in COVID-19 patients. Learn More

October 4, 2021 | Just days before losing a battle with COVID-19, a TikTok video creator from Jacksonville made a plea for her Learn More

September 29, 2021 | On Tuesday, the Department of Health in Duval County announced Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster shots are now available at five Learn More

September 22, 2021 | Some 68% of people living in St. Johns County are fully vaccinated as of Sept. 21, according to data Learn More

September 20, 2021 | A new study shows that the Moderna vaccine is more effective at keeping people out of the hospital with Learn More

September 7, 2021 | At least eleven first responders in our area have died of COVID-19. Learn More

September 6, 2021 | The coronavirus is taking a toll on one South Florida school district. Learn More

September 2, 2021 | Some animals at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens will be getting their COVID-19 vaccinations soon. Learn More

September 1, 2021 | The NFLPA has launched an investigation into Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer after he said he took players’ Learn More

August 29, 2021 | A Jacksonville woman is using a day she was expecting to celebrate with her husband as an opportunity to Learn More

August 25, 2021 | On a Friday in July, Dr. Leon Haley Jr. could be found going from unit to unit at the Learn More

August 24, 2021 | If you feel like the news around COVID-19 booster shots is giving you whiplash, you’re not alone. The U.S. Learn More

August 20, 2021 | As quickly as one COVID patient is discharged, another waits for a bed in northeast Florida, the hot zone Learn More

August 18, 2021 | Publix, CVS and Walgreens are offering a third COVID-19 vaccine shot for certain immunocompromised people. Learn More

August 17, 2021 | U.S. health experts are expected to recommend COVID-19 vaccine boosters for all Americans, regardless of age, eight months after Learn More

August 14, 2021 | In a push to get more people in Duval County vaccinated, several organizations are holding vaccination events in Jacksonville Learn More

August 11, 2021 | As soon as Monday, Jacksonville will open five new sites for free COVID-19 testing and vaccinations to meet high Learn More

August 11, 2021 | The CDC is now urging all pregnant women to get vaccinated for COVID-19 amid the surge in delta variant Learn More

July 28, 2021 | Amid a recent spike seen in COVID-19 cases nationwide due to the Delta variant, demand for COVID-19 tests is Learn More

July 28, 2021 | On Wednesday the Jacksonville Civic Council, along with several local healthcare systems, launched a new COVID-19 awareness campaign designed Learn More

July 28, 2021 | Small clusters of people gathered at the old Jacksonville Landing parking lot downtown Wednesday morning to get their COVID-19 Learn More

July 28, 2021 | As some hospitals are seeing pediatric patients with COVID-19, a Jacksonville infectious disease expert is calling the COVID-19 vaccination Learn More

July 28, 2021 | The state of Florida has become a hotbed for spiking COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. In fact, data released Learn More

July 27, 2021 | The Naval Air Station Jacksonville Commanding Officer is encouraging personnel and their loved ones to get vaccinated as soon Learn More