May 8, 2021
Florida Business News

COVID vaccines: A money-maker for Florida doctors, pharmacies, grocery stores

Although you didn’t have to pay anything for the shots, the fees paid by insurance companies and the federal government put as much as $150 million in the pockets of Florida pharmacies, grocery stores and private medical practices.

Younger patients causing Florida to have among the highest COVID hospital rates in country

As state and local officials drop mandates on COVID-19 restrictions, the virus continues to circulate throughout Florida, sending increasingly younger people to the hospital at rates that are among the highest in the country.

All Florida public universities expect to be at full capacity this fall

Florida’s public university campuses are going to feel a lot more like, well, college this fall. Full classrooms, full stadiums, and yes, parties can be back in full swing.

Seminole sees slow uptick in visitors

Seminole County may not have the big-name attractions that draw visitors from around the world like neighboring Orange County. But it does rely on tourism tax dollars.

Ban on vaccine proof may send one company’s cruise ships out of Florida

If Florida won’t allow Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for passengers and crew, the company’s CEO says it will take its ships elsewhere.

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Domino Park, symbol of Little Havana, reopens after COVID closure
Domino Park, symbol of Little Havana, reopens after COVID closure

The sound of laughter and clacking dominoes returned to Little Havana's popular Domino Park on May 3, 2021, as it reopened after being closed for more than a year due to COVID-19.

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