‘Inflammatory and sexualized:’ Florida pushes school districts to drop CDC youth risk survey
Orange County Public Schools will no longer participate in an annual national study charting risky behaviors in students, according to correspondence from the Florida Department of Education thanking the district for the change and criticizing the survey.
Cruise lines can decide whether to join CDC COVID-19 case reporting program
Cruise lines operating in U.S. waters will choose to opt in or out of a new, voluntary COVID-19 case reporting program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, designed to replace its Conditional Sailing Order that expired Jan. 15.
Thousands reject CDC advice, board cruise ships for vacations amid rise in COVID cases
Cruising into the new year, thousands of passengers are rejecting the CDC's advice not to sail as COVID-19 cases reach record numbers. The CDC issued this guidance despite every passenger 12 and older being required to be vaccinated.
CDC is investigating more than 80 cruise ships for COVID-19 cases. Here’s what that means
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has color-coded dozens of cruise ships according to how many COVID-19 cases are reported on board, placing at least 89 under investigation or observation ahead of the new year.
CDC calls for more COVID-19 vaccinations among pregnant people in new advisory
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is continuing to urge vaccinations as it reports the highest number of deaths during pregnancy seen in a single month during the pandemic, according to a health advisory released Wednesday.
Here’s how to tell the difference between COVID-19, allergy symptoms
With more variants of COVID-19 cropping up around the world, and students back IN the classroom, it’s important to know the difference between symptoms of the coronavirus and those of seasonal allergies and more common sinus infections.
CDC panel grapples with who needs a COVID-19 booster shot
An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention is grappling with the question of which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots, with some members wondering if the decision should be put off for a month in hopes of more evidence.
New federal report breaks down COVID-19 deaths by county during summer surge
A new report released by the CDC and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services breaks down COVID-19 deaths by county in the State of Florida, the first time this data has been released to the public since the Florida Department of Health took down the daily COVID-19 dashboard in early June.