Category: Coronavirus

Walmart, Kroger Raise Prices for BinaxNOW Rapid COVID-19 Tests Following ‘Significant Demand’

Retail behemoths Walmart and Kroger have both raised the price for BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 tests, following the expiration of an agreement with the Biden administration to sell the antigen self-test kits at cost. […]

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U.S. Department of Air Force Authorize 4-Hour Pass, Administrative Leave to Airmen Eligible for COVID Booster

Airmen and Guardians who are eligible and elect to receive a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are authorized a four-hour pass, or up to four-hours administrative leave for Department of the Air Force civilians. […]

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Wait Times Increase at Brevard County’s Four COVID-19 Test Sites

Residents and visitors to Brevard County COVID-19 testing sites are being asked to exercise patience as long lines and subsequent wait times – nearly two hours in some instances on Monday — have resulted from the latest surge in COVID cases. […]

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COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Site Open for Service at Rockledge City Center

A COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment site will begin operations today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Rockledge City Center, 920 Barton Blvd., Rockledge. […]

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Brevard Emergency Management to Host Multiple COVID-19 Vaccination Outreach Events Starting Dec. 7

Brevard County Emergency Management, in partnership with Brevard County Libraries, the Department of Health-Brevard, and Health Heroes, will hold a series of COVID-19 vaccination outreach events throughout the county beginning Dec. 7 for children ages 5 and older. […]

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University of Central Florida Researchers Develop Rapid, Highly Accurate Test to Detect Viruses Like COVID-19

University of Central Florida researchers have developed a device that detects viruses like COVID-19 in the body as fast as and more accurately than current, commonly used rapid detection tests. […]

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Brevard Sheriff Wayne Ivey Welcomes Five New Deputy Cadets from Eastern Florida State College

Earlier today, I had the honor of meeting with 5 new Eastern Florida State College Law Enforcement Cadets who were each given a conditional offer of employment with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office as Deputy Trainees. […]

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Third Doses or Boosters of the Pfizer Vaccine Now Available in Brevard County

Third doses or boosters of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 are now available at locations throughout Brevard County, but only to those who qualify under current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. […]

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FDOH Issues Emergency Rule Allowing Parents to Decide Whether Children Go to School After COVID-19 Exposure

The Florida Department of Health on Wednesday issued an emergency rule that gives parents more power to decide whether children go to school after being exposed to people who have COVID-19. […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: UCF Researchers Identify Food Products That Could Reduce Transmission of Virus

Face masks and social distancing are both well-known ways to keep airborne pathogens, like COVID-19, at bay, but the University of Central Florida researchers Michael Kinzel and Kareem Ahmed are working on a possible new one — a combination of food products that alters people’s saliva. […]

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NBA Players Will Not Require Players to Get Vaccinated Ahead of Upcoming Season

One of the biggest questions heading into the 2021-22 NBA season was if the league would require players to get vaccinated against COVID-19, and on Tuesday we got our answer. […]

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Additional COVID-19 Testing Sites Now Available in West Melbourne, No Appointments Necessary

Brevard County Emergency Management, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health-Brevard, CDR Health, the City of West Melbourne, and Brevard County Parks and Recreation. […]

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Department of Air Force Announce Mandatory COVID Vaccine Implementation Guidelines for Airmen, Guardians

Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall directed the COVID-19 vaccine implementation guidelines for Department of the Air Force total force military members on Sept. 3, in accordance with the Secretary of Defense mandate last month. […]

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Hundreds of People a Day Visit Monoclonal Antibody Site at Kiwanis Island Park for

Nearly 200 people a day are visiting Kiwanis Island Park on Merritt Island, where a state-run monoclonal antibody therapy treatment site is now open for patients diagnosed with COVID-19 or considered high risk if infected. […]

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State-Run Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Treatment Site Now Open at Kiwanis Island Park on Merritt Island

A state-run monoclonal antibody therapy treatment site for patients diagnosed with COVID-19 or considered high risk if infected has opened at Kiwanis Island Park on Merritt Island, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced today. […]

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