Coronavirus

Floridians Prepare For Hurricane Season During A Pandemic

Episode 35 takes a look at how COVID-19 is impacting preparations for hurricane season in Florida. Josh Williams talks to University of Florida Meteorologist Ray Hawthorne about prediction for this years hurricane season (01:42). Camron Lunn takes a look at how preparing hurricane kits this year may be a little tougher during a pandemic (08:27). Melissa Feito reached out to emergency management officials to find out how staying at home during a pandemic could turn into sheltering at home during a storm (12:05). Anthony Montalto checked in with universities around the state to see what they are doing to keep their campuses safe from hurricanes while also stopping the spread of COVID-19 (17:25). Taylor Levesque first checks in with businesses to see how they are preparing for the potential double blows of coronavirus and a hurricane (22:03). Then she chats with former FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate about how to keep yourself, your employees, and your business safe this hurricane season (25:03). This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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Looking For Work During A Pandemic

Episode 34 takes a look at how the COVID-19 is impacting people looking to start careers, just looking for a job, and trying to run their businesses. Taylor Levesque learned more about the kind of struggles many young adults are facing when it comes to jump starting their careers during a pandemic (01:47). Camron Lunn spoke with CareerSource Citrus, Levy, Marion's Communications Manager Laura Byrnes about how the they're providing aid to those in need and who's still hiring in the area (06:36). Josh Williams spoke with the President and Owner of Temp-Force Gainesville, Carolynn Buchanan, to discuss changes being made to hiring processes.. and to find out the industry that is currently hiring the most (10:10). Anthony Montalto spoke with two business owners in South Florida about how their businesses have been uniquely effected by closures and restrictions (13:08). This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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