Episode 31 features a change in format. We will revisit a story earlier this week on drive-through weddings in Alachua County (01:11). Then we will hear from University of Florida Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology Dr. Cameron Smith on a collaboration that is helping protect patients and health care workers alike (02:43). Finally, biotech company Noachis Terris is moving to Gainesville to help develop a potential COVID-19 vaccine. We will hear from representatives with the company and the City of Gainesville (09:58). This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida’s response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.
On Tuesday, UF Health Shands Hospital had 131 COVID-19 patients, 88 of them COVID-19 positive, Emily Mavrakis, a writer for UF Health Communications, wrote in an email.