Miami, Florida and Public Health

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1/13/2022 Obamacare is proving popular in red states that didn't expand Medicaid - KTVZ Obamacare is proving popular in red states that didn‚Aot expand MedicaidBy Tami Luhby, CNNWhen Pedro Pe√±a lost his job as a restaurant cook at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, he applied for Medicaid to replace his job-based insurance . A diabetic, Pe√±a understood the importance of being covered.But the Miami resident was repeatedly turned down for public health insurance because Florida is among ...
12/27/2021 Virus Outbreak Holiday Travel Florida ... Miami International Airport, Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, in Miami. Thousands of flights worldwide were canceled or delayed on Monday, as airline staffing shortages due to the rapid spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19 continued to disrupt the busy holiday travel season. Rebecca Blackwell - staff, AP Tags Dcc Wire Ap State Public Health Disease Outbreaks General News Holiday Travel Lung Disease Coronavirus Health Diseases And Conditions Infectious Diseases Travel ...
12/27/2021 Florida Reports Over 39k COVID-19 Cases Over Holiday Weekend: CDC ‚Äì NBC 6 South Florida ... public health officials."We‚Aore seeing increases across the board, but particularly in South Florida and particularly in younger people," said Jason Salemi, an epidemiologist at the University of South Florida.Salemi compiled information from the Florida Department of Health and the CDC and found that South Florida drives the increase. In two weeks, there was 18 times the number of cases in Miami-Dade, and 14 times the number ...
12/27/2021 Virus Outbreak Holiday Travel Florida ... Miami International Airport, Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, in Miami. Thousands of flights worldwide were canceled or delayed on Monday, as airline staffing shortages due to the rapid spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19 continued to disrupt the busy holiday travel season. Rebecca Blackwell - staff, AP Tags Dcc Wire Ap State Occasions Holidays Public Health Disease Outbreaks General News Holiday Travel Lifestyle Travel Leisure Travel Lung Disease Coronavirus Health ...
12/16/2021 'Save lives, not just money': Surfside collapse grand jury report calls for reforms, warns of further troubles Save lives, not just money': Surfside collapse grand jury report calls for reforms, warns of further troublesMIAMI ‚Ai A Miami-Dade County grand jury charged with looking into the deadly Florida building collapse said ... for more than criminal indictments, also exploring broader issues of public health and safety."There are a lot of reforms here that will unequivocally save lives, not just money," Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez ...
12/11/2021 Miami Township Trustees ponder ARP funding Miami Township Trustees ponder ARP funding- Published: [December 11, 2021]A continuing question this fall for Miami Township Trustees has concerned how best to spend about $130,000 in allocated funds through the federal American Recovery ... can be spent in five specific categories:‚A¢ To support public health expenditures related to the pandemic;‚A¢ To address negative economic impacts caused by the public health emergency;‚A¢ To replace lost public sector ...
10/17/2021 The cruise industry says it's safer than other vacations. Here's what COVID-19 experts say. When the pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, there was practically no worse place to be than a cruise ship. Today, as COVID-19 still lingers around the world, cruise industry leaders are making a bold claim: Cruising is not only safe, but it‚Aos safer than other kinds of travel and vacations. Public health experts consulted by the Miami Herald agreed to some extent, but with caveats. At ...
10/15/2021 The cruise industry says it's safer than other vacations. Here's what COVID experts say When the pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, there was practically no worse place to be than a cruise ship. Today, as COVID-19 still lingers around the world, cruise industry leaders are making a bold claim: Cruising is not only safe, but it‚Aos safer than other kinds of travel and vacations. Public health experts consulted by The Miami Herald agreed to some extent, but with caveats. At ...
10/13/2021 Florida has fined the county $ 3.5 million for certifying Covid vaccine regulations ... public health strategy,‚Au he said. Orlando Sentinel The state reports that it is investigating dozens of local governments, performing arts centers, and law enforcement counter-terrorist units in Jacksonville. A concert by baseball team Miami Marlins and pop star Harry Styles was also chosen on suspicion of violating the rules as it attempted to keep fans safe according to venue ...
10/6/2021 Ray J Clarifies Report of Him Being Hospitalized Alone in Miami With Pneumonia AceShowbiz - Ray J is reportedy hospitalized in a Miami hospital. According to Hollywood Unlocked, the "One Wish" singer has been hospitalized alone for pneumonia. However, the star was quick to clarify some ... wrote, "It's probably COVID but the Florida governor instructed his public health personnel to downplay the COVID numbers. Some health officials in Florida have resigned in protest and blew the whistle on the scheme as ...
10/4/2021 Federal Officials Seize Spices and Food Additives From a Florida Warehouse ... well as other pests, such as live and dead insects. The seizure was completed today at Lyden Spice Corporation in Miami, Florida. The food products seized at the property include more than 25,000 boxes/bags ... products we regulate as a necessary step to protect the public health and the safety of Americans. The widespread unsanitary conditions found at the Lyden Spice Corporation are disturbing and won‚Aot be tolerated.‚Au ...
10/1/2021 Federal officials seize spices and food additive products held under insanitary conditions from a Florida warehouse | FDA ... well as other pests, such as live and dead insects. The seizure was completed today at Lyden Spice Corporation in Miami, Florida. The food products seized at the property include more than 25,000 boxes/bags ... products we regulate as a necessary step to protect the public health and the safety of Americans. The widespread insanitary conditions found at the Lyden Spice Corporation are disturbing and won‚Aot be tolerated.‚Au ...
9/26/2021 Luxury charter yacht GOLDEN OURS | Sunseeker | Power yacht | 2017 ... Public Health from The University of Miami andwas a member of the UM Women‚Aos Rowing Team. During her time in Miami, she wasalso part of a professional fishing team and that has played a role in her work over thelast few years. In 2015, Sarah met Jamie through a family friend and several monthslater she joined him in the yachting industry. She‚Aos been able ...
9/23/2021 Florida Just Found a Way to Be Even More COVID Reckless ... rule Wednesday to give parents "sole discretion" over whether their child wears a mask. The change, as reported by the Miami Herald , will also allow students who come in contact with the virus to continue ... Gostin, a law professor at Georgetown University who specializes in public health and is also a Daily Beast contributor. "It is literally a political ploy." A spokesperson for DeSantis told The Daily Beast that "back ...
9/22/2021 DeSantis Appoints New Surgeon General Who Opposes Mask Mandates ... public health strategy is to ‚Aureject fear.‚Au ‚AuFlorida will completely reject fear as a way of making policies,‚Au Ladapo said, according to The Miami Herald . ‚AuThat‚Aos been something that‚Aos been, unfortunately, a centerpiece of health policies.‚Au Ladapo went on to say that he plans to play a more prominent role than his predecessor, Dr. Scott Rivkees, a pediatrician who was noticeably absent from public appearances ...
9/22/2021 DeSantis Appoints New Surgeon General Who Opposes Mask Mandates ... public health strategy is to ‚Aureject fear.‚Au ‚AuFlorida will completely reject fear as a way of making policies,‚Au Ladapo said, according to The Miami Herald . ‚AuThat‚Aos been something that‚Aos been, unfortunately, a centerpiece of health policies.‚Au Ladapo went on to say that he plans to play a more prominent role than his predecessor, Dr. Scott Rivkees, a pediatrician who was noticeably absent from public appearances ...
9/22/2021 ‚ÄòDisinfo Docs‚Äô Land Public Health Jobs; Pediatrician Faces School Board Ouster ... Investigative Roundup, highlighting some of the best investigative reporting on healthcare each week. Two ‚AoDisinfo Docs‚Ao Now Have Leading Public Health Roles Joseph Ladapo, MD, PhD, and Ryan Cole, MD, spread disinformation about COVID ... oversee the state‚Aos department of health. According to the Miami Herald , when asked whether Florida should be promoting vaccination, Ladapo said it ‚Aushould be promoting good health, and vaccination isn‚Aot the only path ...
9/22/2021 'Disinfo Docs' Land Public Health Jobs; Pediatrician Faces School Board Ouster ... of Investigative Roundup, highlighting some of the best investigative reporting on healthcare each week.Two 'Disinfo Docs' Now Have Leading Public Health RolesJoseph Ladapo, MD, PhD, and Ryan Cole, MD, spread disinformation about COVID ... will oversee the state's department of health. According to the Miami Herald , when asked whether Florida should be promoting vaccination, Ladapo said it "should be promoting good health, and vaccination isn't the only path for ...
9/21/2021 New FL surgeon general opposes mask, vaccine mandates | Miami Herald ... who expressed skepticism that vaccines could help end the pandemic, said Tuesday that he would ‚Aureject fear‚Au as a public health strategy.‚AuFlorida will completely reject fear as a way of making policies,‚Au ... Ladapo still faces confirmation by Florida‚Aos Republican-controlled Senate.Miami Herald Tallahassee Bureau Chief Mary Ellen Klas and Tampa Bay Times staff writer Allison Ross contributed to this report. This story was originally published ...
9/18/2021 Berkadia arranges $91.49 million loan for acquisition of two Tampa Bay apartment communities ... apartment community in Clearwater, Florida. Senior Managing Director Mitch Sinberg of Berkadia Boca Raton, Managing Director Brad Williamson of Berkadia Miami, Senior Director Justin Ownby of Berkadia Tampa, and Associate Director Wesley Moczul of Berkadia ... Williamson. ‚AuWhile the pandemic curbed apartment demand nationwide due to public health lockdowns, the greater Tampa-St. Petersburg bucked the U.S. trend, and leasing activity in the second quarter was nearly double the new supply ...
9/16/2021 Vaccines are good. Threatening to evict someone over them is not ... public health. He's threatened to evict anyone living or working in his 1,200 Miami-area units who hasn't been vaccinated."As of Aug. 15, all new tenants must show proof of vaccination before moving in," a property management company owned by landlord Santiago A. Alvarez wrote in a memo posted to the doors of his buildings. "Existing tenants must show proof of vaccination before leases are renewed."For Alvarez, it's ...
9/15/2021 Ron DeSantis Wants to Bankrupt Local Governments That Mandate Vaccines ... News straight to your inbox? Sign up here.Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is upping his game in his war on public health. Not only has he threatened to bankrupt local governments that mandate the COVID ... the University of Florida‚Aiand other local governments, such as Miami-Dade and Leon counties, have done."If a government agency in the state of Florida forces a vaccine as a condition to employment, that ...
9/13/2021 Watchdog Report Vol.21 No.47 September 13, 2021- EST: 05.05.00 ‚Äì I go when you cannot virtually ‚Äì Nation mourns and honors heroes lost to 9/11, gladly no attacks on day ... when you cannot virtually ‚Ai Nation mourns and honors heroes lost to 9/11, gladly no attacks on day] WATCHDOG REPORT Miami-Dade, FL Vol. 21. No. 47 September 13, 2021 Daniel A. Ricker, Publisher & Editor ... 19 super spreaders no masks, city staff very casual with public health protocols, Noriega must tighten up staff adherence to rules ‚AiHaiti still reeling from 7.2 quake Saturday stronger than in 2010, country cannot get ...
9/13/2021 Miami-Dade, Broward Schools Maintain Mask Mandate, Despite Court Ruling That Sided With Gov. DeSantis Ban On Them ‚Äì CBS Miami CBS Local MIAMI (CBSMiami) ‚Ai Thousands of students across Florida return to schools days after an appeals court ruled that Gov. Ron DeSantis‚Ao executive order banning mask mandates can stay.The ruling means that more than ... taken in Tallahassee are contrary to the expert advice of public health and medical entities that declared that mask mandates are protective measures that serve a compelling public interest. Look, I‚Aom the superintendent of ...
9/13/2021 Florida Governor welcomes ban on school mask mandates as more children die of COVID ... which include some of the biggest in the country, have reopened their doors while facing DeSantis‚Ao ongoing war on public health. Intensive care units are also reportedly admitting and intubating more kids, according to ... answer questions about the uptick in deaths.) Last month for Miami-Dade County Public Schools was an especially grim sign of the times. At least 13 employees‚Aiincluding teachers, school bus drivers, and a cafeteria ...