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

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...

Key West Commends First Responders

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...

Payroll Protection Program Results

Results show the range of the loan received, jobs retained, date approved, and other details released by the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration Monday,...


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...

BREAKING NEWS: Key West strengthens mask rules

Key West city officials strengthened the city’s mask requirements Monday afternoon, now requiring everyone older than six to wear a mask any time they are outside their...

Opinion: Safer, cleaner ships for the future of Key West

Seven years ago, Key West was already being visited by some of the largest cruise ships in the world. But that wasn’t enough for the cruise ship...

BOCC votes to require protective coverings until June 2021

Hold onto your masks.  At the June 17 BOCC meeting, the county commissioners voted unanimously to approve a county ordinance requiring masks and other similar face coverings at...

Mask requirements a new business opportunity

Keys entrepreneurs wasted no time turning masks into merchandise, as a branding initiative or a sales opportunity. And while there are many types of masks on the...

Crystal Health resident passes away from COVID-19

A 91-year-old female resident of Crystal Health & Rehab Center passed away from COVID-19 on May 25, per the Florida Health Department and Bob Eadie, health officer for...

Nursing facility employee tests positive for COVID-19

A Crystal Health & Rehab Center employee has tested positive for COVID-19 — the first nursing home in the Keys to come down with a case —...