Drive-Thru Mass COVID-19 Testing Event August 13 at Founders Park

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The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County, in partnership with Monroe County BOCC and Islamorada, Village of Islands, will be hosting a free mass testing event...

The pros and cons of different COVID-19 tests

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Is speed of the essence? Do you need to know if you’ve already had the coronavirus?  Testing for COVID-19 has been rapidly evolving since the virus was first...
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County OFFERS rental, mortgage relief

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Monroe County will be distributing funding totaling $838,069 to Monroe County residents who are behind in their mortgage or rent payments due to COVID-19 hardships. This is...

Staying Sane While Staying Safe – Air Travel During a Pandemic

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Okay, I’m ready. I think to myself. And, I look insane. I’ve got hiking socks rolled over my leggings and oversized medical...

Key West Commends First Responders

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Vice Mayor Sam Kaufman and Mayor Teri Johnston joined with the entire City Commission to commend the city’s first responders for their dedication during the current health...

Key West mask directive becomes ordinance

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Key West city commissioners on Tuesday evening were on the verge of passing four separate exceptions to the city's mandatory mask rules after hearing from local gym...

Governor: Schools will reopen next month; Parents can choose online or in-person learning

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Governor Ron DeSantis on Wednesday evening announced that all Florida families will have a choice between in-person and online instruction when the new school year starts next...

Florida politician sues Key West over mask rule

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(Editor’s note: This story was updated on Friday, July 24 after plaintiff Joseph Bracciale provided Keys Weekly with confirmation of a homestead exemption for his Riviera Drive...

Monroe County beefs up masks rule

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Late on Wednesday, July 15, the Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to bolster the county's existing mask ordinance.  The existing ordinance, enacted at the June BOCC meeting,...

HOSPITALIZATION by the NUMBERS

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Locals are familiar with the phrase “heads in beds.” But when it comes to COVID-19, the touristy words mean something else entirely and Keys officials are tracking...