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Nonprofits adapt quickly to cope with health shifts, more need

Nonprofits adapt quickly to cope with health shifts, more need

While business as usual has come to a halt all over Northeast Florida as residents heed government orders to shelter in place, several nonprofits continue to serve the needs of Jacksonville’s most vulnerable citizens. Feeding Northeast Florida, Sulzbacher, City Rescue Mission, Clara White Mission, Aging True, UCOM and the Salvation Army, all nonprofits that assist […]

Hospital CEOs in Northeast Florida create Virtual Community Command Center

Hospital CEOs in Northeast Florida create Virtual Community Command Center

The health and safety of our patients and our community remains our top priority. We understand there may be concerns related to future demand for acute care, and our region’s ability to meet these needs. While we have hospital bed capacity today, we are looking ahead, working around the clock to ensure we are ready […]

Community group makes progress in restricting 5G equipment

Community group makes progress in restricting 5G equipment

Jacksonville City Council members and members of the Stop 5G Jax group are working together to keep large telecommunication equipment out of residential neighborhoods and other areas where they could become an eyesore.  Duval County has an ordinance in place that echoes state and federal legislation that allows telecommunications companies seeking to create a new […]

Linear park system to link Downtown to Riverside, San Marco

Linear park system to link Downtown to Riverside, San Marco

Plans are becoming a reality for a 30-mile network of walking and biking trails set to link Downtown with multiple neighborhoods and historic districts including Riverside and San Marco. Groundwork Jacksonville is using a $30,000 grant to begin the first phase of the project, called The Emerald Trail, to connect a converted section of railroad […]

Curry issues stay-at-home order

Curry issues stay-at-home order

Mayor Lenny Curry issued a stay-at-home executive order April 1 that closes non-essential businesses in Duval County and requires county residents to stop traveling to them and to stay at home for any other reason than attending to “critical needs.” The order doesn’t restrict residents from taking a walk, riding a bike or going to […]

NFSSE students progress through on-line teaching

NFSSE students progress through on-line teaching

North Florida School of Special Education (NFSSE) is applying its ‘gold standard’ approach to creating the best education possible for students with intellectual and developmental differences during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a clever spin to its mission — to discover and foster each student’s unique abilities to reach their full potential in an engaged ‘virtual’ […]

Second-hand items get new life during Garden Club flea market

Second-hand items get new life during Garden Club flea market

Thrifty Jacksonville residents teamed up with green-thumbed members of the Garden Club of Jacksonville to raise money for the club’s garden circle projects. There were tons of second-hand treasures to choose from both inside and outside during the Feb 29 event, from kitchenware to workwear, plates, electronics, artwork, jewelry and thousands of other items. Meanwhile, […]

Necessity breeds innovation

Necessity breeds innovation

In response to the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 crisis, Baptist Health is expanding its use of robotic disinfecting technology to clean and preserve N95 masks, which help team members protect themselves and others from the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19. The health system is one of the […]

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