Walmart on Normandy Blvd. temporarily closed for extra cleaning amid surge in COVID cases

The store closed Sunday and will reopen at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 27. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.…

University of Wisconsin System to offer vaccinated students $7K scholarships

Seventy students will win, with more winners coming from campuses with larger enrollments. The University of…

Fauci says CDC may back wearing face masks more

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were weighing revising their…

Jacksonville doctors say you can get COVID-19 even if you are fully vaccinated

Dr. Michael Koren says the vaccines are quite effective but not 100% effective. JACKSONVILLE, Fla —…

Companies to receive medical marijuana production licenses in Georgia announced

Two were chosen for Class 1 production licenses while another four were chosen for Class 2…

UF Health Jacksonville CEO dies: Dr. Leon Haley Jr. led area’s COVID-19 response

UF Health Jacksonville was the first local hospital to receive shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine, Dr.…

Baptist South opens COVID Care Expansion Unit amid increase in patients

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — As the number of COVID-19 patients increases in hospitals across the First Coast,…

Florida data: COVID-19 wave affecting younger, unvaccinated people most

Anyone aged 12 and older is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine — the best way…

VERIFY: No, you won’t get dementia from drinking from an aluminum soda can

Claims online say drinking from an aluminum can or cooking with aluminum causes dementia. Scientists say…

VERIFY: Yes, companies can fire employees who refuse to get COVID-19 vaccine

Only exceptions: Employees who can’t get a vaccine for reasons related to a disability or religious…