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Florida Slowly Begins To Reopen During COVID-19 Pandemic

Episode 32 takes a look at how parts of Florida are slowly re-opening under phase one of Governor Ron DeSantis' plan. Taylor Levesque talks with city and county officials about how their communities are reacting to the reopening plan (02:15). Camron Lunn takes a look at how Bradford County is facing its own unique challenges with reopening (07:47). Josh Williams checks in with local restaurants to see what they are doing to get back to business safely (11:22). Lastly, Anthony Montalto visits with businesses in one of the three counties not reopening this week (17:19). This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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Drive Through Weddings, Medical Innovations, And Vaccine Development During COVID-19

Episode 31 features a change in format. We will revisit a story earlier this week on drive-through weddings in Alachua County. 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. 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. This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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Researchers Look Into The Role Children Play In Community Transmission Of COVID-19

Episode 30 features Dr. Sarah McKune and Dr. Eric Nelson, two University of Florida researchers leading a study on the role children play in community transmission of COVID-19. They discuss what they hope to learn, and how this study could be useful during future outbreaks. This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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Florida Virtual School Provides Expertise And Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

Episode 28 features Florida Virtual School Chief Operations Officer Sam Verghese. He discusses how Florida Virtual School has been helping students, parents, and teachers get used to online learning during COVID-19. This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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