HCA Healthcare, which operates Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Englewood Community Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, announced a new effort Friday to protect its employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To slow the spread of coronavirus we’re being told to wash our hands more, preferably with soap and water, or failing that, with hand sanitizers. The resulting rush to buy hand sanitizers has led to empty shelves in supermarkets and chemists. But it hasn’t taken long for recipes for hand san…
With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expected to increase its recommendations for more use of masks in public, there are people wanting to create their own.
SARASOTA — Sarasota Memorial Hospital announced Tuesday afternoon that it has nine patients with confirmed COVID-19 at its facilities — and two others have died — both with the coronavirus as the cause or suspected cause.
All restaurants and bars statewide will have to suspend all on-premises food and alcohol sales, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday afternoon in an executive order.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health announced a new presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Charlotte County on their Twitter page Saturday afternoon.
Some local hospitals, and even the state Department of Health, are reluctant to share the number of patients being monitored for COVID-19.
SARASOTA — A patient at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is being treated for coronavirus, according to a letter distributed to patients and obtained by the Sun.
SARASOTA — A few weeks after the Sarasota County Department of Health disclosed four children in its region suffering from measles, studies suggest an easy vaccine to protect kids from such illnesses are being ignored.
Last weekend I made a jaunt down to Fort Myers to run the Edison Bridge. I have the New York City Marathon coming up — which has five bridge crossings — so I’ve been trying to hit different bridges throughout my training.
NAMI — the National Alliance on Mental Illness — is planning its first annual 5K walk at the Fort Myers Pier on Saturday, Sept. 29.