Florida's new surgeon general, Dr. Joseph Ladapo, says COVID-19 vaccines are "nothing special" in a recent press conference. His statement goes against the Biden Administration's statement that the pandemic is "a pandemic of the un-vaccinated."
The Villages Charter School has announced compliance with Gov. Ron DeSantis’ new rule blocking quarantining of students who have been exposed to COVID-19. DeSantis was joined by new Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo earlier this week when he announced Emergency Rule 64DER21-15 “Parents have the right to have their healthy kids...
Parents in Florida now have two options if their child was exposed to COVID-19: Have them quarantine or keep them in school as long as they remain asymptomatic. It’s part of a new rule Florida’s new Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo signed. That doesn’t mean the era of quarantine is over at Florida schools. Kids with symptoms still need to quarantine under the state’s new rules.
One day after Gov. Ron DeSantis named him Florida’s top doctor, new Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo upended COVID-19 policies in schools – sparking yet another divide over battling the virus. Ladapo enacted a new rule letting parents decide whether their children should quarantine or stay in school if they...
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Quarantine after exposure to COVID-19 is no longer required in Volusia and Flagler counties schools for students who do not have any symptoms of the virus. Instead, parents can decide whether to keep their children home for up to seven days after coming in close contact with someone who tests positive for the virus. Students who are symptomatic will still have to quarantine.
Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state will follow a new "symptoms-based approach" to quarantining students, saying it will be up to parents to decide if their children who do not exhibit symptoms should stay home after coming into close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health issued a revised rule Wednesday that gives parents more power to decide whether to send their children to school after being exposed to COVID-19. Florida’s new Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo, who was appointed Tuesday by Governor Ron DeSantis, signed the emergency rule which replaces the August 6th order that students would need to show a negative test or quarantine after exposure.
For the past several weeks, Dr. Boghuma Titanji has been swamped with questions about COVID-19 vaccine boosters. Even the experts seem confused, she says. "I'm even getting questions from my colleagues, who are doctors, asking me, 'What should I do?' " says the infectious disease specialist at Emory University. The...
Dr. Joseph Ladapo will be the state’s new surgeon general and secretary of the state’s health department, according to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who announced the appointment on Tuesday. “Joe has had a remarkable academic and medical career,” DeSantis stated at a news conference. “We feel that Joe is just...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The sentencing for a former Baptist Health doctor, who was found guilty of indecent exposure earlier this month, was passed until Oct 8. Om Kapoor’s lawyers filed a motion for a new trial. The conviction comes after a male patient told investigators he heard moaning and then...
Asymptomatic children in Florida will no longer be forced to quarantine after being exposed to a Covid-positive kid and will instead be allowed to go back to school. The updated rules were announced at a press briefing on Wednesday by the state’s new Surgeon General Dr Joseph Ladapo, who was sworn in this week by Gov Ron DeSantis.