South Florida Medical Leader Prescribes Caution As Schools, Businesses Reopen
On this episode of the South Florida Roundup: Broward and Miami-Dade public schools reopen soon as the region responds to phase three
Under state pressure, Miami-Dade and Broward school districts move up their return dates.
Some public school students and most teachers in Broward and Miami-Dade counties will head back into their classrooms beginning next week—an eleventh-hour change to the plans school boards had in place just a week ago.
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Host Tom Hudson talked about how the districts arrived at the new start with WLRN’s education reporter, Jessica Bakeman.
Is South Florida ready for phase three reopening?
South Florida typically reopened later than the rest of the state during this pandemic. That changed with phase three.
Restaurants can now fill up all their tables. Bars can reopen with social distancing. Masks must stay on.
Dr. Cheryl Holder, president of the Florida State Medical Association and a professor at Florida International University’s medical school, joined the Roundup to talk about the latest reopening phase.
Elections officials in Florida brace for an enormous jump in vote-by-mail ballots this year.
Millions of Floridians have requested vote-by-mail ballots. Hundreds of thousands of them have already been returned statewide.
Counting all those votes can start before Election night. Will that mean Florida’s voting results will be clear on Nov. 3? Or could it be later—like it was two years ago—with some races?
WLRN’s Danny Rivero and Caitie Switalski looked back at the 2018 recount in Broward County—and how that could be a warning for this November—for an upcoming episode of Reveal.
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