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Dr. Raul Pino Appointed Orange County Health Director

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Mayor Jerry L. Demings has appointed Dr. Raul Pino as the next Orange County Director of Health Services. “Dr. Pino is a revered public health expert in Orange County,” said Mayor Demings. “He has an exceptional reputation amongst our citizens, as well as the professional medical community in Central Florida.” Dr. Pino…

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Orlando International Airport Ends Mask Mandate

ORLANDO, Fla. – Following a Federal Court decision and updated directives from the Transportation Security Administration, the wearing of facial coverings will no longer be mandated at Orlando International Airport. The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, which runs OIA, released the following statement: “The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority will continue to remain vigilant in its efforts to…

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VIDEO: Mayor Jerry Demings Calls Out Governor Ron DeSantis for Being MIA on New COVID-19 Outbreak

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings held a press conference Tuesday with Dr. Raul Pino, director of Florida Department of Health in Orange County to provide an update on COVID-19 and the County’s response. The Mayor also discussed the County’s efforts to monitor the Omicron variant, along with an update on testing,…

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White House Press Secretary Psaki Says She Has COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday she has contracted COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms. Psaki, 42, said she was last in contact with President Joe Biden on Tuesday, when she met him in the White House, where they were more than 6 feet apart and wearing masks. Biden, who…

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Colin Powell Dies, Trailblazing General Stained by Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, the trailblazing soldier and diplomat whose sterling reputation of service to Republican and Democratic presidents was stained by his faulty claims to justify the 2003 U.S. war in Iraq, died Monday of COVID-19 complications. He was 84. A veteran of the Vietnam War, Powell spent 35 years in the Army…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Site in Osceola County

ST. CLOUD, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was in St. Cloud to announce that Florida will open a new monoclonal antibody treatment site in Osceola County at St. Cloud Community Center. Additionally, the Governor was joined by Floridians who have recovered thanks to monoclonal therapies. Florida now has 23 state-run monoclonal antibody treatment sites. The…

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