covid-19

CDC: Companion pets won’t get you sick

CDC: Companion pets won’t get you sick

Pet owners, who question if the new coronavirus COVID-19 can infect or harm animals, will take comfort in the constantly updated information now available. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), in coordination with the scientific veterinarian community and leading animal experts and organizations, have released pet owner and pet safety guidelines to […]

Residents find creative ways to connect after closures

Residents find creative ways to connect after closures

There’s the old cliché: “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb,” but in 2020, the reverse was true.  Thanks to the spread of COVID-19, an unknown form of a known family of viruses that has sickened people throughout the world, Jacksonville residents have been advised by Mayor Lenny Curry 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’ […]

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 […]

Chocolate To-Go

Chocolate To-Go

The Coronavirus will not stop the Easter Bunny from making an appearance this year, thanks to Peterbrooke Chocolatier, which has shifted operations to carryout and delivery throughout Jacksonville and the more than 20-store network that stretches across Florida, Alabama, and Georgia. However, individual locations are reducing operating hours, closing most shops by 8 p.m. every […]

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