SARASOTA — The county’s first drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 opened Friday but almost immediately went on a brief hiatus for a lack of patients.
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.
SARASOTA — Asolo Rep announced in a Thursday news release that it is suspending “all public performances and related events for the remainder of the 2019-20 season” because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
TALLAHASSEE - The Agency for Health Care Administrations issued a directive March 18 for all assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and similar group homes to immediately require anyone visiting their facilities to wear a face mask.
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.
Claire Dinneen’s daughters thought that worsening dementia was causing her growing confusion, but her doctor suspected something else.
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 — Sarasota Memorial Hospital clinicians are virtually certain the new Venice hospital will enable them to provide state-of-the-art care to their patients.
VENICE — To look into the peaceful eyes of Menno Hack, one of Venice Regional Bayfront’s top physical therapists, you would not guess the challenges he has overcome. Meanwhile, his youthful looks belie the fact that he has 26 years of service offering rehabilitation services with the hospital.
VENICE - “The Racial Monologues,” created and performed by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Port Charlotte, will be presented Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice, 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice.
VENICE GARDENS — Dental Care at Venice Gardens at 1301 U.S. 41 Venice Bypass is participating in this year’s Free Dentistry Day on Saturday, Feb. 8, as part of the Heartland Dental chain promotional event.
SARASOTA – A trial in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit that was expected to start in mid-November has been delayed by order of the Second District Court of Appeals.
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County will host its first Teen Health Fair to help connect students and families with important services, information and community resources.
Waiting for Godot is a play by Samuel Beckett, in which two characters, Vladimir (Didi) and Estragon (Gogo) wait for the arrival of someone named Godot who never arrives, and while waiting they engage in a variety of discussions and encounter other characters.
SARASOTA - The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County announced late Friday the results of an investigation looking into a case of hepatitis A.
NORTH PORT — Less than 24 hours after the Florida Legislature removed the need for communities to obtain a certificate of need before building a hospital, the bill was reported headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk.
NORTH PORT — The Florida Senate on Monday struck down the need for communities to have Certificates of Need before constructing hospitals, and North Port officials are moving ahead with plans to build the city’s first facility.
VENICE — Sarasota Memorial Hospital breaks ground for its Venice facility today, a step in its decades-long effort to have a hospital in the city.
Gran Paradiso hosted a free wellness expo in the community’s clubhouse activities room recently. The day featured local organizations and businesses highlighting their products and services.