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Forced To Close Because Of COVID-19, Gyms Work Out Ways To Keep Workouts Going

As of Tuesday, March 24, Alachua Country has 37 cases of COVID-19, and Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered gyms to close statewide to help slow the virus's spread. Some local gyms are attempting to use apps and websites to reach their members in order to keep themselves afloat.

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Bill To Streamline Life-Saving, Anti-Overdose Drug Naloxone In Schools Failed In Legislature

First-responders carry a powerful, opioid-overdose reversal drug – known as naloxone – that can save lives when injected into a patient or sprayed into his nose. The U.S. surgeon general has urged broader access to the drug to reduce overdose deaths, but the Legislature failed to pass a measure that could have made the drug more widely available in Florida’s schools – despite it being free of charge to schools in many cases.

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