Flagler County is at risk of losing a $6 million state grant for the planned 2.6-mile beach-reconstruction project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Flagler Beach. The federal government is $11.3 million of the $17.5 million project. The project is predicated on Flagler County assuming the remaining $6.1 million. Flagler government’s chief engineer, […]
As with so many other aspects of the coronavirus, determining when a patient has recovered is fraught with uncertainties. Federal guidelines are limited. Physicians can’t offer seemingly recovered patients who aren’t retested any guarantees about whether they will be able to transmit the virus.
Previous models had shown the Coronavirus pandemic peaking in Florida the first week of May. The earlier projected peak would mean 3,000 fewer hospitalizations statewide, and a few hundred less ICU-level patients, as well as fewer deaths. But models can change.
Some arrests in the midst of the coronavirus public health emergency are more absurd than others, especially in light of state and local judicial orders to limit all proceedings to essentials. Dottye Benton’s arrest Sunday night at her Palm Coast home is one of those.
The order extended the suspension of criminal and civil jury trials, jury selection and grand-jury proceedings through May 29. It said circuit and county courts will “continue to perform essential court proceedings.”
Flagler County government officials are under pressure to at least partially reopen the beaches on the Volusia model, where walking, swimming and surfing is allowed, but they cite several reasons why that would be ill-advised for a few weeks yet.
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Operations Center will not be built in palm Coast after all, but will rise on Commerce Boulevard in Bunnell, next to a planned branch library, the County Commission decided Monday.
As of Sunday evening, just 409 people had been tested in Flagler, including 68 at AdventHealth Palm Coast, but health department officials were saying 550 test kits were expected sometime next week.
In dismissing the commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, the Navy once again punished the messenger, a frontline leader brave enough to tell the unvarnished truth to superiors about a threat to his sailors.
As confirmed Flagler County Covid-19 cases reach 28 Friday evening, local health officials are now stopping short of using reassuring language, saying the worst is yet to come, while various shifts point to the increasing severity of the pandemic.