While most performing arts organizations and venues remain dark due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wilton Manors-based Island City Stage recently announced steps to safely reopen on a video conference held on Monday, Aug. 31.
(WB) Joe Biden, accepting the presidential nomination in his speech at the Democratic National Convention, drew on a combination of economic populist and anti-racist message Thursday as he promised to lift up a nation suffering from the coronavirus virus.
Thanks to a $25 million federal funding package, Broward County will begin offering rental assistance for those impacted by COVID-19, the county announced Wednesday.
Imagine the sound and vibration of an old-fashioned electric heater going through your whole body. Imagine gasping for air with every step you take. Imagine rubbing Icy Hot all over your head to soothe a painful headache. Imagine your eyes in a bowl of water while you’re still seeing through them. Imagine collapsing and waking up in the ER only to find out COVID-19 attacked your central nervous system, and the doctor had just saved you from a stroke.
Last month saw a dramatic increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Oakland Park with 661 in July — easily outpacing May and June, which in total saw 159 cases.
Between May and June there were a total of 52 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wilton Manors — in July almost double with 103.
(WB) HIV/AIDS service providers in Florida say the coronavirus pandemic has further exacerbated health care and economic disparities that many of their clients face.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, calls on the global public health community and governments to exercise caution and due diligence in fast-tracking vaccine candidates for prevention of COVID-19.
In 1722 Daniel Defoe, the author of “Robinson Crusoe,” wrote “A Journal of the Plague Year.” This was a semi-fictional account of the Great Plague, an outbreak of bubonic plague that struck London from 1665 to 1666.
It was bumper to bumper driving down East Las Olas Boulevard on Sunday afternoon. Heading north after I reached A1A, the beaches were crowded as well. People were everywhere. Masks were nowhere.
(WB) The coronavirus pandemic has instigated civil unrest, an economic downturn and a public health crisis, but Ritchie Torres sees an opportunity for bold leadership to improve the nation.