Wednesday, August 5, 2020
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., is looking to add eight amendments, most of which are focused on veterans affairs, to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
This letter follows reports that after some stalls and delays, the state and county have come to an agreement that will begin the process of hiring 250-450 contact tracers in Miami-Dade.
The Court issued a 7-2 ruling as conservatives were joined by left-leaning Justices Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan.
Back in March, Scott called on Congress to investigate the WHO, insisting it helped the Chinese regime “cover up information regarding the threat of the coronavirus.”
The Florida Department of Health recently informed hospitals that the state has exhausted its supply of Remdesivir, the drug used to treat COVID-19 patients and shorten hospital stays. Florida hospitals are out of the medication and under current plans could go six days without treatments if swift and immediate action is not taken.
Buchanan pointed to numbers from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s office showing 29 deaths due to opioids so far in 2020, up from 13 for all of 2019. Non-fatal overdoses in the county have also increased from 88 in all of 2019 to 121 in the first six months of 2020.
With rising numbers of new cases and hospitalizations in Jacksonville due to COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will facilitate testing.
FSO will launch an information campaign this month that will share best resources on how Floridians can prepare themselves this summer from accidental eye injuries. 
On Monday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., showcased his proposal to ensure more Americans are able to have coronavirus tests covered by their insurance.
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence and Y.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Sec. Alex Azar requesting the administration shift its approach to measuring hospital bed capacity and expand testing strategies.