Keys industry leaders answer FAQs: COVID-19

DAVID CLAY General manager Lower Keys Medical Center Does your hospital have the ability to quarantine patients? Yes. We have seven individual isolation rooms for patients, and can also isolate...

Letter to the Editor: Roman Gastesi Regarding COVID-19

Dear Monroe County: At Monroe County, nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our community and our employees. We continue to closely monitor...

College moves classes online

To reduce the potential coronavirus spread, The College of the Florida Keys, with the exception of restricted-access programs, will transition to 100 percent online instruction immediately until...

Seven Mile Bridge Run canceled

The 39th Annual Seven Mile Bridge Run, which attracts competitors from all over the world to the Florida Keys, is canceled because of concerns over the coronavirus, organizers announced...

Letter from Key West Mayor Teri Johnston

Of the many ways that you can arrive in Key West, I continue to receive a great deal of concern regarding the cruise ship passengers disembarking in...

Coronavirus: Schools to stay closed an additional week

Per school officials, Monroe County Schools to extend spring break an additional week, March 23-29, per the direction of the Florida Department of Education. Per School Board Officials...

Key West City Commission meeting about coronavirus changed to March 17

Key West City Commission will convene a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17 at City Hall to discuss the coronavirus. For the city's updates on...
Monroe County Seal

Monroe County Declares State of Local Emergency, Strongly Urges Cancelation of Large Events

Monroe County and Mayor Heather Carruthers declared a State of Local Emergency at 5 p.m. today due to the rapid acceleration of COVID-19 across the state of...
Key West City Commissioner, District 5 - Florida Keys

NO AUDIENCE @ special commission mtg

The Key West City Commission will meet in special session at 5pm Wednesday to discuss coronavirus concerns and the local response. But city officials are encouraging people to...


Major U.S. cruise lines have voluntarily suspended operations for 30 days due to coronavirus. There is a cruise ship docked at Port of Key West Saturday morning...

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